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A Law Student's Toolkit

Law   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...

Free

America's Written Constitution

Constitution   College | Online class

An introduction to the main themes of the American Constitution—popular sovereignty, separation of powers, federalism, and rights.

Free

Atmosphere, Ocean and Environmental Change with Ron Smith

Environmental Science   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...

Free

Evolution and Medicine (2015) with Stephen Stearns

Evolution   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...

Free

Financial Markets

Finance   College | Online class

Professor Robert Shiller, 2013 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, explores the topic of Financial Markets in this eight module course.

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Financial Markets (2011) with Robert Shiller

Market Economics   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....

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Game Theory with Ben Polak

Game Theory   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...

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Introduction to Ancient Greek History with Donald Kagan

Ancient History   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...

Free

Introduction to Breast Cancer

Oncology   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...

Free

Introduction to Classical Music

Music Appreciation   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.

Free

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

Negotiation   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...

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Introduction to Psychology with Paul Bloom

Psychology   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...

Free

Listening to Music with Craig Wright

Music Appreciation   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...

Free

Moral Foundations of Politics

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...

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Music and Social Action

Music   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...

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Philanthropy In Action

Philanthropy   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...

Free

The Civil War and Reconstruction with David Blight

Civil War   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...

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

Middle Ages / Medieval Period   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...

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The Global Financial Crisis

Finance   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...

Free

Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

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...

Free