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American History to 1865 MIT +This course focuses on a basic history of This course focuses on a basic history of American social, economic, and political development from the colonial period through the Civil War. The colonial heritages of Spanish and British America; the American Revolution and its impact; the establishment and growth of the new nation; and the Civil War, its background, character, and impact are examined. Readings include writings of the period by Winthrop, Paine, Jefferson, Madison, W. H. Garrison, G. Fitzhugh, H. B. Stowe, and Lincoln. on, G. Fitzhugh, H. B. Stowe, and Lincoln.
Applied Multimedia Technology UND +This course explores the use of multimedia This course explores the use of multimedia in communicating information and solving problems. Using Adobe Flash and other tools, students create materials that incorporate text, animation, images, sound, and video. An overarching theme is appreciation of four dimensions of multimedia: content, aesthetics, functionality, and usability. The course also aims to equip students with strategies for enhancing their skills after the semester ends. cing their skills after the semester ends.

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CS50 Harvard University +It teaches intensively about C and web programming.
Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation MIT +This course will examine literature and pr This course will examine literature and practice regarding community-owned enterprise as an alternative means of increasing community participation and development. The use of cooperatives, credit unions, land trusts, and limited stock ownership enterprises for increasing community participation and empowerment will be examined. cipation and empowerment will be examined.

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Elements of Calculus I UND +This course is for students in arts and le This course is for students in arts and letters, architecture, or business. It studies basic calculus as part of a liberal education. It emphasizes conceptual learning and stresses the connections between mathematics and modern society. Topics include functions, limits, derivatives, and an introduction to integral, with interesting real-life applications throughout. Students are familiarized with the many different interpretations of the derivative as a rate of change, and the integral as a total rate of change. This enables them to learn and practice modeling in a variety of situations from economics the social and the life sciences. conomics the social and the life sciences.
Environmental Philosophy UND +The aim of this course is to enable partic The aim of this course is to enable participants to bring together materials from various disciplines bearing on our current environmental crisis, and from this integrated perspective to evaluate possible ways in which the crisis might be resolved. Disciplines to be consulted include ecology, thermodynamics, economics, value theory, and environmental history, among others. This project will rely on the integrative skills of philosophy to discern how materials from these disparate sources fit together. from these disparate sources fit together.
European Civilization, 1648-1945 Yale +This course offers a broad survey of moder This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations between demographic change, political revolution, and cultural development. Textbook accounts will be accompanied by the study of exemplary works of art, literature, and cinema. lary works of art, literature, and cinema.

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Game Theory Yale +This course is an introduction to game the This course is an introduction to game theory and strategic thinking. Ideas such as dominance, backward induction, Nash equilibrium, evolutionary stability, commitment, credibility, asymmetric information, adverse selection, and signaling are discussed and applied to games played in class and to examples drawn from economics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere. mics, politics, the movies, and elsewhere.

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History of Ancient Rome UND +This course introduces students to the his This course introduces students to the history of ancient Rome from Romulus to Constantine (8th c. BC – early 4th c. AD). We will examine the meteoric spread of Roman rule in Italy and the ancient Mediterranean, the brilliance of a republican form of government tragically swept away by destructive civil war, the rise of repressive autocracy under the Caesars, and the threats to empire in late antiquity posed inside by the rise of Christianity and outside by hostile invaders. Special attention will be given to the types of primary evidence—historiography, inscriptions, coins, art and architecture—and how they influence our understanding of ancient Rome. fluence our understanding of ancient Rome.

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Internal Auditor Course +Internal Auditor Course - with a focus on ISO 9001:2008 audits. It also includes audit case studies.
Introduction to Biology MIT +This course covers the fundamental princip This course covers the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological function at the molecular level is particularly emphasized and covers the structure and regulation of genes, as well as, the structure and synthesis of proteins, how these molecules are integrated into cells, and how these cells are integrated into multicellular systems and organisms. The course also focuses on the exploration of current research in cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, genomics, and molecular medicine. biology, genomics, and molecular medicine.
Introduction to Biostatistics JHBSPH +Introduction to Biostatistics provides an Introduction to Biostatistics provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning. This course represents an introduction to the field and provides a survey of data and data types. Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; and random sample and other study types. While there are some formulae and computational elements to the course, the emphasis is on interpretation and concepts. mphasis is on interpretation and concepts.
Introduction to Computer Science and Programming MIT +This subject is aimed at students with lit This subject is aimed at students with little or no programming experience. It aims to provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving problems. It also aims to help students, regardless of their major, to feel justifiably confident of their ability to write small programs that allow them to accomplish useful goals. The class will use the Python™ programming language. will use the Python™ programming language.
Introduction to Copyright Law MIT +This course is an introduction to copyrigh This course is an introduction to copyright law and American law in general. Topics covered include: structure of federal law; basics of legal research; legal citations; how to use LexisNexis®; the 1976 Copyright Act; copyright as applied to music, computers, broadcasting, and education; fair use; Napster®, Grokster®, and Peer-to-Peer file-sharing; Library Access to Music Project; The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act; DVDs and encryption; software licensing; the GNU® General Public License and free software. General Public License and free software.
Introduction to New Testament History and Literature Yale +This course provides a historical study of This course provides a historical study of the origins of Christianity by analyzing the literature of the earliest Christian movements in historical context, concentrating on the New Testament. Although theological themes will occupy much of our attention, the course does not attempt a theological appropriation of the New Testament as scripture. Rather, the importance of the New Testament and other early Christian documents as ancient literature and as sources for historical study will be emphasized. A central organizing theme of the course will focus on the differences within early Christianity (-ies). ferences within early Christianity (-ies).
Introduction to Political Philosophy Yale +This course is intended as an introduction This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle), the sovereign state (Machiavelli, Hobbes), constitutional government (Locke), and democracy (Rousseau, Tocqueville). The way in which different political philosophies have given expression to various forms of political institutions and our ways of life are examined throughout the course. f life are examined throughout the course.
Introduction to Psychology MIT +This course surveys questions about human This course surveys questions about human behavior and mental life ranging from how you see to why you fall in love. The great controversies: nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self and society. Students are exposed to the range of theoretical perspectives including biological, evolutionary, cognitive, and psychoanalytic. One of the best aspects of Psychology is that you are the subject matter. This makes it possible to do many demonstrations in lecture that allow you to experience the topic under study. Lectures work in tandem with the textbook. The course breaks into small recitations sections to allow discussion, oral presentations, and individual contact with instructors. , and individual contact with instructors.
Introduction to Psychology Yale +What do your dreams mean? Do men and women 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 can’t we tickle ourselves? This course tries to answer these questions and many others, providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific study of thought and behavior. It explores topics such as perception, communication, learning, memory, decision-making, religion, persuasion, love, lust, hunger, art, fiction, and dreams. We will look at how these aspects of the mind develop in children, how they differ across people, how they are wired-up in the brain, and how they break down due to illness and injury. they break down due to illness and injury.
Introduction to Six Sigma +Free online quality course
Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) Yale +This course examines the Old Testament (He This course examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life and thought of ancient Israel, and a foundational document of Western civilization. A wide range of methodologies, including source criticism and the historical-critical school, tradition criticism, redaction criticism, and literary and canonical approaches are applied to the study and interpretation of the Bible. Special emphasis is placed on the Bible against the backdrop of its historical and cultural setting in the Ancient Near East. cultural setting in the Ancient Near East.
Introductory Molecular Biology-Biofundamentals +Biofundamentals™, developed at the Univers Biofundamentals™, developed at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is a re-envisioning of what an introductory lecture and lab course in modern (mostly molecular) biology should look like. It is designed to be used with an interactive teaching style, with students working with various tutorial assignments out of class, and then in class discussion. The materials are designed to replace expensive, pedagogically weak textbooks. To foster understanding, we advocate a self-reflective and Socratic approach. We ask students to be explicit about their assumptions, the evidence supporting them as well as the evidence that seems contradictory, and encourage them to explain why wrong answers are wrong, rather than simply remembering that right answers are right. remembering that right answers are right.

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Listening to Music Yale +This course fosters the development of aur 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 listen to a wide variety of musical styles, from Bach and Mozart, to Gregorian chant, to the blues. Mozart, to Gregorian chant, to the blues.

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Multivariable Calculus MIT +This course covers vector and multi-variable calculus. It is the second semester in the freshman calculus sequence. Topics include vectors and matrices, partial derivatives, double and triple integrals, and vector calculus in 2 and 3-space.

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