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Justice (edX)

Justice, one of the most famous courses taught at Harvard College, is an introduction to moral and political philosophy, offering an opportunity to discuss contemporary dilemmas and controversies. Taught by lauded Harvard professor Michael Sandel, Justice explores critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice, including discussion of [...]

Fat Chance: Probability from the Ground Up (edX)

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Fat Chance: Probability from the Ground Up (edX)
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Increase your quantitative reasoning skills through a deeper understanding of probability and statistics. Created specifically for those who are new to the study of probability, or for those who are seeking an approachable review of core concepts prior to enrolling in a college-level statistics course, Fat Chance prioritizes the [...]

Principles of Biochemistry (edX)

This introduction to biochemistry explores the molecules of life, starting at simple building blocks and culminating in complex metabolism. Principles of Biochemistry integrates an introduction to the structure of macromolecules and a biochemical approach to cellular function. Topics addressing protein function will include enzyme kinetics, the characterization of major [...]

Contract Law: From Trust to Promise to Contract (edX)

Contracts are a part of our everyday life, arising in collaboration, trust, promise and credit. How are contracts formed? What makes a contract enforceable? What happens when one party breaks a promise? Learn about contracts from Harvard Law Professor Charles Fried, one of the world’s leading authorities on contract [...]

Energy and Thermodynamics (edX)

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Energy and Thermodynamics (edX)
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Learn the fundamentals of chemistry and energy, from the types of energy to atomic mass and matter to enthalpy and thermodynamics. What is energy and why is it so important? How does chemistry inform energy efficiency and sustainability? Energy and Thermochemistry is an interdisciplinary, online course that introduces you [...]

Entropy and Equilibria (edX)

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Entropy and Equilibria (edX)
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Expand your learning of chemistry and thermodynamics by exploring entropy, free energy, and equilibrium. Nature is driven by spontaneity — processes that move forward without external intervention. In this course, Entropy and Equilibria , you will explore the Second Law of Thermodynamics and get an introduction to the concepts [...]

Electrochemistry (edX)

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Electrochemistry (edX)
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Learn the significance of electrochemistry, understanding how electrical, chemical, and mechanical energy are linked. What is the chemistry and mechanics behind an electric car versus a gas-powered car — and why do you feel a difference driving them? The discipline of electrochemistry is not new, but it has regained [...]

ChinaX Book Club: Five Authors, Five Books, Five Views of China (edX)

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ChinaX Book Club: Five Authors, Five Books, Five Views of China (edX)
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An exploration of the dynamics of contemporary China using the tools of close reading, discussion, and analysis. How can literature and literary analysis allow us to understand the dynamics of contemporary China? China’s historical and cultural transformations, and its imaginary and actual engagements in everyday life are vividly dramatized [...]

The Ancient Greek Hero (edX)

Discover the literature and heroes of ancient Greece through the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey, the tragedies of Sophocles, the dialogues of Plato, and more. Explore what it means to be human today by studying what it meant to be a hero in ancient Greek times.