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Yale University


A Law Student's Toolkit

College | Online class Whether you are an advanced law student looking to review the basics, or an aspiring law student looking for head start, this course will help you build the foundation you will need to succeed in...
Topic: Law

America's Written Constitution

College | Online class An introduction to the main themes of the American Constitution—popular sovereignty, separation of powers, federalism, and rights.
Topic: Constitution

Atmosphere, Ocean and Environmental Change with Ron Smith

High School - College | Online video/YouTube This course explores the physical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, and climate. Quantitative methods for constructing mass and energy budgets. Topics include clouds, rain, severe...
Topic: Environmental Science

Evolution and Medicine (2015) with Stephen Stearns

High School - College | Online video/YouTube "Evolutionary Medicine" Sinauer Associates (2015) is the textbook that supports these lectures. This course is a survey of evolutionary insights that make important differences in medical research...
Topic: Evolution

Financial Markets

College | Online class Professor Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, explores the topic of Financial Markets in this eight module course.
Topic: Finance

Financial Markets (2011) with Robert Shiller

High School - College | Online video/YouTube An overview of the ideas, methods, and institutions that permit human society to manage risks and foster enterprise. Description of practices today and analysis of prospects for the future....
Topic: Market Economics

Game Theory with Ben Polak

High School - College | Online video/YouTube This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric...
Topic: Game Theory

Introduction to Ancient Greek History with Donald Kagan

High School - College | Online video/YouTube This is an introductory course in Greek history tracing the development of Greek civilization as manifested in political, intellectual, and creative achievements from the Bronze Age to the end of...
Topic: Ancient History

Introduction to Breast Cancer

College | Online class Welcome to an Introduction to Breast Cancer! In this course, we’ll learn a bit about the leading cause of cancer in women worldwide – from the basic biology of the disease, to risk factors and...
Topic: Oncology

Introduction to Classical Music

College | Online class Using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas.
Topic: Music Appreciation

Introduction to Negotiation: A Strategic Playbook for Becoming a Principled and Persuasive Negotiator

College | Online class About this Course This course will help you be a better negotiator. Unlike many negotiation courses, we develop a framework for analyzing and shaping negotiations. This framework will allow you to...
Topic: Negotiation

Introduction to Psychology with Paul Bloom

High School - College | Online video/YouTube What do your dreams mean? Do men and women differ in the nature and intensity of their sexual desires? Can apes learn sign language? Why cant we tickle ourselves? This course tries to answer these...
Topic: Psychology

Listening to Music with Craig Wright

High School - College | Online video/YouTube This course fosters the development of aural skills that lead to an understanding of Western music. The musical novice is introduced to the ways in which music is put together and is taught how to...
Topic: Music Appreciation

Moral Foundations of Politics

College | Online class About this Course When do governments deserve our allegiance, and when should they be denied it? This course explores the main answers that have been given to this question in the modern West. We...
Topic: Politics

Music and Social Action

College | Online class What is a musician’s response to the condition of the world? Do musicians have an obligation and an opportunity to serve the needs of the world with their musicianship? At a time of crisis for the...
Topic: Music

Philanthropy In Action

College | Online video/YouTube Maxim Thorne taught Philanthropy in Action, a Yale seminar in the Spring of 2012, in which students gave away $100,000. The students were empowered to design their own evaluation criteria and make...
Topic: Philanthropy

The Civil War and Reconstruction with David Blight

High School - College | Online video/YouTube This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming...
Topic: Civil War

The Early Middle Ages, 284--1000 with Paul Freedman

High School - College | Online video/YouTube Major developments in the political, social, and religious history of Western Europe from the accession of Diocletian to the feudal transformation. Topics include the conversion of Europe to...
Topic: Middle Ages / Medieval Period

The Global Financial Crisis

College | Online class About this Course Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Timothy F. Geithner and Professor Andrew Metrick survey the causes, events, policy responses, and aftermath of the recent global financial...
Topic: Finance

Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

College | Online video/YouTube Emotions drive learning, decision-making, creativity, relationships, and health. The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence uses the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate...
Topic: Emotional Intelligence