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  1. The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at £69.99 Starting at £69.99 £99.99 £69.99£99.99
    In The 30 Greatest Orchestral Works, join Great Courses favorite Professor Robert Greenberg as he guides you through 30 works that, in his expert opinion, can be considered among the greatest orchestral works in the history of Western concert music. Rich with detailed musical excerpts, these 32 lectures will open your ears to the profound joy and meaning of landmark creations by Haydn, Beethoven, Stravinsky, and...
  2. How to Become a SuperStar Student, 2nd Edition

    How to Become a SuperStar Student, 2nd Edition

    Michael Geisen
    4.6 out of 5
    93% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (45)
    Starting at £29.99 Starting at £29.99 £49.99 £29.99£49.99
    Give your student the vital skills that will carry him or her through high school, college, and well into the challenges of adult life. Professor Michael Geisen, the 2008 National Teacher of the Year, has packed How to Become a SuperStar Student, 2nd Edition with advice, tips, tricks, and resources on everything from homework and class participation to giving group presentations and preparing for tests. This...
  3. Rise of Humans: Great Scientific Debates

    Rise of Humans: Great Scientific Debates

    John Hawks
    4.6 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Delivered by expert paleoanthropologist and Professor John Hawks, the 24 lectures of The Rise of Humans: Great Scientific Debates bring you to the forefront of scientific arguments and questions that will become more important in the coming years. Surveying both the questions that continue to rile the world's greatest minds in anthropology and the cutting-edge science responsible for them, this course is an expert...
  4. Memory and the Human Lifespan

    Memory and the Human Lifespan

    Steve Joordens
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at £24.99 Starting at £24.99 £54.99 £24.99£54.99
    Embark on a startling voyage into the human mind and discover how the various aspects of your memory operate and the impact memory has on your daily experience of life with Memory and the Human Lifespan. Award-winning Professor Steve Joordens's 24 riveting lectures carefully explain the different systems that make memory possible; how these systems work together to build and access memories, solve problems, and...
  5. Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

    Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry

    Bruce H. Edwards
    4.6 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Finally make sense of the mysteries of precalculus and trigonometry in the company of master educator and award-winning Professor Bruce Edwards. In the 36 intensively illustrated lectures of Mathematics Describing the Real World: Precalculus and Trigonometry, he takes you through all the major topics of a typical precalculus course taught in high school or college. You'll gain new insights into functions, complex...
  6. Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations Sale

    Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations

    Michael A. Roberto
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Save up to £40.00 Starting at £9.99 £54.99 £9.99£54.99
    Get an essential guide to the dynamics of transformational leadership with Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies, and Organizations. Professor Michael A. Roberto's 24 lectures examine the leadership behaviors essential to creating positive change in teams and organizations. Filled with case studies and lessons from leaders in business and politics, as well as specific skills you can put to...
  7. Turning Points in American History

    Turning Points in American History

    Edward T. O'Donnell
    4.9 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (140)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £99.99 £39.99£99.99
    Relive the most groundbreaking moments in the story of the United States of America with Turning Points in American History. These 48 lectures by masterful historian and Professor Edward T. O'Donnell offer a different perspective on the sweeping narrative of U.S. history. Spanning the arrival of the first English colonists to the chaos of the Civil War to the birth of the computer age and beyond, this course is a...
  8. Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method

    Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method

    Robert L. Devaney
    4.1 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (40)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Make sense of differential equations with Professor Robert L. Devaney's Mastering Differential Equations: The Visual Method. These 24 visually engaging lectures cover first- and second-order differential equations, nonlinear systems, dynamical systems, iterated functions, and more. Whether you're a college student looking for a fresh perspective or a lifelong learner excited about mathematics, there's something for...
  9. Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition

    Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition

    Grant Hardy
    4.4 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (77)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Discover an often-overlooked, but equally important, side of human philosophy with Great Minds of the Eastern Intellectual Tradition—a comprehensive survey of the East's most influential thinkers. In 36 lectures, award-winning Professor Grant Hardy introduces you to the people responsible for molding Asian philosophy and for giving birth to a wide variety of spiritual and ideological systems, including Hinduism,...
  10. Development of European Civilization

    Development of European Civilization

    Kenneth R. Bartlett
    4.6 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (47)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £99.99 £39.99£99.99
    Survey the remarkable development of Europe from the late Middle Ages through the eve of World War II with The Development of European Civilization. In Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett's 48 lectures, you'll learn the major ideologies that emerged from centuries of debate and conflict; the forces that intermingled to create a range of economic and social revolutions; groundbreaking European ideas about government,...
  11. Optimizing Brain Fitness

    Optimizing Brain Fitness

    Richard Restak
    3.9 out of 5
    68% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (164)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Discover the secrets to increasing your brain's power to meet everyday challenges and enhance your life with Optimizing Brain Fitness. This engaging 12-lecture course shows you how to take advantage of the basic principles of brain operation and build the brain you want to live with for the rest of your life. Delivered by Dr. Richard Restak, an award-winning teacher and practicing neurologist, these lectures are...
  12. How to Look at and Understand Great Art

    How to Look at and Understand Great Art

    Sharon Latchaw Hirsh
    4.7 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (167)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    The 36 richly illustrated lectures of How to Look at and Understand Great Art take you on an in-depth exploration of the practical skill of viewing art through the lenses of line, light, perspective, composition, and other crucial elements. Using timeless masterpieces of Western art as well as hands-on studio demonstrations, Professor Sharon Latchaw Hirsh gives you the specific visual and interpretive knowledge you...
  13. Effective Communication Skills

    Effective Communication Skills

    Dalton Kehoe
    4.2 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (110)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Effective Communication Skills is your chance to learn more about how you communicate verbally, the common problems you can encounter in doing so, and how you can improve your own effectiveness—especially by overcoming the psychological and biological hard-wiring that often gets in the way of success. These 24 mind-opening lectures by Professor Dalton Kehoe, packed with the tools and strategies you need, are a...
  14. Algebra II

    Algebra II

    James A. Sellers
    4.4 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
    Starting at £54.99 Starting at £54.99 £79.99 £54.99£79.99
    Make sense of Algebra II in the company of master educator and award-winning Professor James A. Sellers. Algebra II gives you all the tools you need to thrive in a core skill of mathematics. In 36 engaging half-hour lectures, Professor Sellers walks you through hundreds of problems, showing every step in their solution and highlighting the most common missteps made by students. Designed for learners of all ages,...
  15. Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity

    Stephen Ressler
    5 out of 5
    98% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (318)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Experience the engineering genius that makes works such as the Giza pyramids, Brunelleschi's dome, and the Brooklyn Bridge possible with Understanding the World's Greatest Structures: Science and Innovation from Antiquity to Modernity. Delivered by award-winning Professor Stephen Ressler, these 24 lectures take you on a richly illustrated tour that deftly blends history and science to create an unforgettable survey...
  16. Why Evil Exists

    Why Evil Exists

    Charles Mathewes
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (80)
    Starting at £34.99 Starting at £34.99 £79.99 £34.99£79.99
    Why do humans do evil? Is evil a spiritual or a cosmic problem? Why, in the end, does evil exist? Discover the answer to these and other provocative questions in Why Evil Exists. Award-winning Professor Charles Mathewes offers you a richly rewarding encounter with dynamic inquiries into Western civilization's greatest thinking on this critical subject. Covering nearly 5,000 years of human history and invoking the...
  17. Secrets of Mental Math

    Secrets of Mental Math

    Arthur T. Benjamin
    4.7 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (163)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Improve and expand your math potential—whether you're a corporate executive or a high-school student—in the company of Professor Arthur T. Benjamin, one of the most entertaining members of The Great Courses faculty. The Secrets of Mental Math, his exciting 12-lecture course, guides you through all the essential skills, tips, and tricks for enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems...
  18. Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

    Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe

    David M. Meyer
    4.8 out of 5
    94% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (220)
    Starting at £19.99 Starting at £19.99 £29.99 £19.99£29.99
    Marvel at a carefully selected sampling of the Hubble Space Telescope's landmark images in Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe. This visual feast of a course features many of the greatest discoveries in astronomy during Hubble's first two decades. Your guide is award-winning Professor David M. Meyer, whose 12 lectures use breathtaking imagery to reveal the fundamental concepts and...
  19. Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

    Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

    Dorsey Armstrong
    3.8 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
    Starting at £39.99 Starting at £39.99 £54.99 £39.99£54.99
    Discover the concepts and methods for clear and strong writing in the 24 accessible and practical lectures of Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything. Delivered by Professor Dorsey Armstrong of Purdue University, this course immerses you in the elements of successful writing, from organizing your thoughts to making persuasive arguments to avoiding common grammatical errors. With its engaging...
  20. Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions Sale

    Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions

    Jay L. Garfield
    4.6 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (122)
    Save up to £40.00 Starting at £24.99 £79.99 £24.99£79.99
    What is the meaning of life? How do we find that meaning? To whom should we listen as we shape the path we will walk through the world? The Meaning of Life: Perspectives from the World's Great Intellectual Traditions is an invigorating way to begin or continue your pursuit of these and other questions. Professor Jay L. Garfield's 36 lectures offer you a rigorous and wide-ranging exploration of what various...