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  1. Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques Sale

    Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

    James Hynes
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (270)
    Save up to £15.00 Starting at £29.99 £54.99 £29.99£54.99
    Writing great fiction isn’t a gift reserved for a talented few—the craft of storytelling can be learned. Even if you don’t dream of penning the next Moby-Dick, you’ll enjoy exploring the elements of fiction. From evoking a scene to charting a plot, get a master class in storytelling. Author James Hynes is an able guide, showing you what works for him, pointing out pitfalls to avoid, and inspiring you on your...
  2. How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises

    How to Program: Computer Science Concepts and Python Exercises

    John Keyser
    4 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (154)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Programming is an eminently learnable skill that gives you unrivalled problem-solving power you can apply in all areas of life. It’s also a fun, creative activity that provides insight into how we control the devices that influence virtually every aspect of our lives. The 24 engaging and information-rich lessons of How to Program teach you one of the world’s most accessible and powerful computer languages,...
  3. Understanding Complexity

    Understanding Complexity

    Scott E. Page
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (117)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Discover and grasp the fundamentals and applications of the amazing field of complexity science with Understanding Complexity. Professor Scott E. Page—one of the field's most highly regarded teachers and researchers—shows you how complexity science helps us understand the nature and behavior of financial markets, corporations, native cultures, governments, and other systems that play important roles in...
  4. Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Tilar J. Mazzeo
    3.9 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (188)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The 24 lectures of Writing Creative Nonfiction by award-winning writing instructor and Professor Tilar J. Mazzeo of Colby College, a New York Times best-selling author, are a chance for you to explore the entire process of writing creative nonfiction, from brainstorming for the perfect idea to getting your final product noticed by literary agents and publishers. Filled with helpful tips and techniques, memorable...
  5. Building a Better Vocabulary

    Building a Better Vocabulary

    Kevin Flanigan
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (159)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    For anyone who has ever grasped for the perfect word, this course provides a research-based and enjoyable method for improving your vocabulary. Your professor understands the cognitive science behind language acquisition and is able to present each new word in a way that makes it immediately memorable. But more importantly, he teaches you these tips and strategies so you can apply them whenever you learn a new word.
  6. English Grammar Boot Camp Sale

    English Grammar Boot Camp

    Anne Curzan
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (143)
    Save up to £15.00 Starting at £29.99 £54.99 £29.99£54.99
    English Grammar Boot Camp takes you on an enjoyable exploration of the essential aspects of English grammar. These spirited and accessible lectures offer a comprehensive core training in all of the key elements of grammar and usage, in their most immediate, practical application. Discover a breadth of perspective and context you won’t find elsewhere, improving your grammar competence and confidence in all contexts.
  7. Mathematical Decision Making: Predictive Models and Optimization Sale

    Mathematical Decision Making: Predictive Models and Optimization

    Scott P. Stevens
    4.7 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (60)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    Researchers have perfected mathematical techniques for predicting the best possible outcomes when faced with conflicting options. Now, all you need is a computer and spreadsheet program to harness the power of these methods for solving practical problems. Discover the endless ways in which applying quantitative methods helps problem solvers like you make better decisions in business, research, government, and...
  8. Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills Sale

    Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    Steven Novella
    4 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (101)
    Save up to £40.00 Starting at £9.99 £54.99 £9.99£54.99
    Dr. Steven Novella of the Yale School of Medicine equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life. The 24 rewarding lectures of Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills immerses you in the science of cognitive biases and thought processes. By learning how to think about thinking (a fascinating process...
  9. Understanding Investments Sale

    Understanding Investments

    Connel Fullenkamp
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (182)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    Learn how to invest with skill and confidence to attain your financial goals with the 24 timely and informative lectures of Understanding Investments. Economist and Professor Connel Fullenkamp explains the fundamentals of investing to those new to the subject while broadening and deepening the knowledge of more experienced investors. He clearly explains the various kinds of financial markets, the different kinds of...
  10. Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know

    Michael K. Salemi
    3.9 out of 5
    67% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (61)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Get a penetrating look at the financial institutions that are fundamental to your life with the 36 detailed lectures of Money and Banking: What Everyone Should Know. Award-winning Professor Michael K. Salemi investigates a range of pivotal and fascinating topics. Among these: the history of money; how money is created by commercial and central banks; the role of public confidence in the stability of financial...
  11. Economics, 3rd Edition

    Economics, 3rd Edition

    Timothy Taylor
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (125)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    We are all economists—when we work, buy, save, invest, pay taxes, and vote. It repays us many times over to be good economists. Economic issues are active in our lives every day. This course helps you think about and discuss economic issues that affect you and the nation every day—interest rates, unemployment, personal investing, budget deficits, globalization, and many more—with a greater level of knowledge...
  12. Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide

    Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide

    Scott Huettel
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Behavioral economics is the scientific study of decision making, and of the related topics of valuation, exchange, and interpersonal interactions. Drawing on methods from psychology, sociology, neurology, and economics, this remarkable discipline illuminates one of the most deeply fundamental activities of human existence: the decision process. In Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide,...
  13. Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts

    Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.6 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£99.99
    Get the same foundational knowledge as other lawyers—without the time and financial commitment of law school. In the 48 lectures of Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts, four exceptional law professors recreate key parts of the first-year law student experience, introducing you to the areas of law most every beginning student studies: litigation and legal practice, criminal...
  14. The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room

    Patrick Grim
    4.6 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Thinking is at the heart of our everyday lives, yet our thinking can go wrong in any number of ways. Bad arguments, fallacious reasoning, misleading language, and built-in cognitive biases are all traps that keep us from rational decision making. What can we do to avoid these traps and think better? Is it possible to think faster, more efficiently, and more systematically? The Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the...
  15. The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Hannah B. Harvey
    3.9 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (130)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The gift of storytelling may be one of life's most powerful—and envied—skills. A well-crafted narrative can keep the people, values, and life lessons you hold dear alive and give you the power to influence others. Now, The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals reveals the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell entertaining and memorable stories. In 24 enthralling...
  16. Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

    Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

    Paul Rosenzweig
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (83)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £49.99 £19.99£49.99
    Virtually every aspect of global civilization now depends on interconnected cyber systems to operate; systems that have helped advance medicine, streamline everyday commerce, and so much more. Which makes keeping these systems safe from threat one of the most pressing problems we face. Now, in the 18 lectures of Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare, delivered by cybersecurity expert Paul...
  17. Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

    Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

    Michael Starbird
    4 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Statistical information is truly everywhere. You can't look at a newspaper without seeing statistics on virtually every page. Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear is your introduction to a vitally important subject in today's data-driven society. In 24 half-hour lectures, which require no background in mathematics beyond basic algebra, you explore the principles and methods that underlie the study of statistics....
  18. Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond Sale

    Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

    Scott P. Stevens
    4.4 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (95)
    Save up to £25.00 Starting at £19.99 £54.99 £19.99£54.99
    Game theory-the science of interactive, rational decision making-helps us understand how and why we make decisions. It also provides insights into human endeavors including biology, politics, and economics. In Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond, business consultant and award-winning Professor Scott P. Stevens helps you understand this profoundly important field. Throughout these 24...
  19. How the Stock Market Works

    How the Stock Market Works

    Ramon P. DeGennaro
    4.8 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (46)
    Starting at £29.99 Starting at £29.99 £49.99 £29.99£49.99
    Learn how to potentially increase your wealth and avoid making expensive mistakes with How the Stock Market Works. Professor Ramon P. DeGennaro, an award-winning professor in banking and finance at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, leads you through 18 detailed lectures that explain the stock market from the inside, introducing you to the factors that make company stocks rise and fall and the information...
  20. The Art of Debate

    The Art of Debate

    Jarrod Atchison
    4.1 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    The Art of Debate offers you the ultimate how-to guide for hashing out differences of opinion and making stronger arguments based on reason and compromise. In 24 stimulating lectures, Professor Jarrod Atchison of Wake Forest University helps you develop your command of logic, construct clear arguments, recognize the fallacies in others’ reasoning, and sharpen your own strategic thinking skills.