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20th Century American Fiction
20th Century American Fiction 32 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture
Taught byArnold Weinstein
Brown University
Ph.D., Harvard University
These giants of literature are immediately recognizable to anyone who loves to read fiction and even to many who don’t. Now, thanks to this course from Brown University’s Professor Arnold Weinstein, you can develop fresh insight into these and eight other great American authors of the 20th century. Professor Weinstein sheds light not only on the sheer magnificence of these writers’ literary achievements but explores their uniquely American character as well.
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War and World History

TTC - War and World HistoryTTC - War and World History

Course No. 8870 (48 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Taught by Jonathan P. Roth
San Jose State University
Ph.D., Columbia University
1. What Is War?
2. The Historiography of War
3. The Stone Age War
4. Peace, War, and Civilization
5. The Chariot Revolution
6. The Sword Revolution
7. Steppes, Standing Armies, and Silver Trade
8. Pirates and Hoplites
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McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University Teachers
McKeachie's Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research, and Theory for College and University TeachersThis indispensable handbook provides helpful strategies for dealing with both the everyday challenges of university teaching and those that arise in efforts to maximize learning for every student. The suggested strategies are supported by research and adaptable to specific classroom situations. Rather than suggest a “set of recipes” to be followed mechanically, McKeachie’s Teaching Tips gives you the tools you need to deal with the ever-changing dynamics of teaching and learning at the university level.
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Life and Writings of John Milton
alt(12 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture)
Course No. 305
Taught by Seth Lerer
Stanford University
Ph.D., University of Chicago
This lecture series examines the life and work of this English poet in order to understand the richness and depth of his poetry, its ways of representing 17th-century English life and culture, and its impact on later writers and on English literary history as a whole.
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Luck Factor

Luck FactorLuck Factor

The revolutionary book that reveals the four scientific principles of luck - and how you can use them to change your life!
Why do some people lead happy successful lives whilst other face repeated failure and sadness? Why do some find their perfect partner whilst others stagger from one broken relationship to the next? What enables some people to have successful careers whilst others find themselves trapped in jobs they detest? And can unlucky people do anything to improve their luck - and lives? Ten years ago, Professor Richard Wiseman decided to search for the elusive luck factor by investigating the actual beliefs and experiences of lucky and unlucky people.
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Group Work - Work together for Academic Success

Group Work - Work together for Academic SuccessAcademic Skills Series: Group Work will give you the skills you need to work well with others, and help you feel confident contributing to group projects at university. Through practical exercises and real-life case studies you will learn how to • form effective groups • assign roles • establish rules • deal with difficult group situations. Collins Academic Skills Series: Group Work will help you to make the most of your time at university. • Ten chapters with clear information and practical exercises • Real-life case studies from university students

Suitable for students whose level of English is Upper Intermediate / CEF level B2 / IELTS 5.5 and higher.

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Elements of Petroleum Geology

Elements of Petroleum GeologyElements of Petroleum Geology

This volume has objective to serve as an introductory text for university courses in petroleum geoscience, and as a primer for professional petroleum geoscientists and engineers who wish to expand their knowledge base beyond their own specialist area.
This book is also an excellent introductory text for a university course in petroleum geoscience.
The book begins with an account of the physical and chemical properties of petroleum, reviewing methods of petroleum exploration and production. These methods include drilling, geophysical exploration techniques, wireline logging, and subsurface geological mapping.
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