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    Clear Writing Techniques
    A 12-part course with Stuart Mill English
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    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

    Clear writing matters because ideas matter! In this comprehensive writing course, learn about brevity, style, grammar, tone, and structure, and use a rubric to evaluate your own writing.

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    Video Games as Literature
    A 13-part course with The Game Professor
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    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

    In this course, tour the artistic and literary merits of video games with The Game Professor, including discussions of popular gaming topics and in-depth analyses of four games.

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    The First American Presidents
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    In this course, Mr. Striplin presents fun history lessons on the first presidents of the United States—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison— and shows how they shaped America as a nation.

    In this course, Mr. Striplin presents fun history lessons on the first presidents of the United States—Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison— and shows how they shaped America as a nation.

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    10 Days of French
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    Want to learn the basics of French, but not sure where to begin? Get your feet wet in this fun 10 Days of French course designed for beginners. Get your French conversation skills quickly up to speed!

    Want to learn the basics of French, but not sure where to begin? Get your feet wet in this fun 10 Days of French course designed for beginners. Get your French conversation skills quickly up to speed!

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    Existentialism Is a Humanism
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    Do humans have purpose before they exist? In this philosophy course, learn why Jean-Paul Sartre rejects essence before existence with a detailed look at his essay, "Existentialism Is a Humanism."

    Do humans have purpose before they exist? In this philosophy course, learn why Jean-Paul Sartre rejects essence before existence with a detailed look at his essay, "Existentialism Is a Humanism."

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    Discussing Individual Rights in the USA
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    Learn how our country's founders developed laws based on historical examples and trusted philosophies, and discover how the Bill of Rights makes our legislation about civil rights more comprehensive.

    Learn how our country's founders developed laws based on historical examples and trusted philosophies, and discover how the Bill of Rights makes our legislation about civil rights more comprehensive.

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    Basic Mandarin for Travel in China
    A 15-part course with Language Bite
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    Language Bite presents this course covering how to express yourself in Mandarin while traveling. Learn dozens of useful phrases, vocabulary, and correct pronunciations for the new terms!

    Language Bite presents this course covering how to express yourself in Mandarin while traveling. Learn dozens of useful phrases, vocabulary, and correct pronunciations for the new terms!

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    Let's Learn Swedish
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    Swedish is a beautiful language rich in history and heavily influential across Scandinavia. Build the groundwork to becoming a conversational speaker in this Swedish course for beginners.

    Swedish is a beautiful language rich in history and heavily influential across Scandinavia. Build the groundwork to becoming a conversational speaker in this Swedish course for beginners.

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    Creative Writing Tips to Hook Readers
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    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

    This course provides tips for every step of the creative writing process to hook readers with strong opening lines, keep them reading with a powerful plot, and satisfy them with an effective ending.

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    Poem of the Day: Image of the Engine
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    Poem of the Day: Image of the Engine. By George Oppen.

    Poem of the Day: Image of the Engine. By George Oppen.

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    Word of the Day: Traduce
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : April 22, 2018

    traduce \truh-DOOSS\ verb

    Definition

    1 : to expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation

    2 : vio...

    Word of the Day : April 22, 2018

    traduce \truh-DOOSS\ verb

    Definition

    1 : to expose to shame or blame by means of falsehood and misrepresentation

    2 : vio...

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    Poem of the Day: The Unreliable Narrator
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: The Unreliable Narrator. by Keith Waldrop.

    Poem of the Day: The Unreliable Narrator. by Keith Waldrop.

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    Word of the Day: Grudging
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : April 21, 2018

    grudging \GRUH-jing\ adjective

    Definition

    1 : unwilling, reluctant

    2 : done, given, or allowed unwillingly, reluctantly,...

    Word of the Day : April 21, 2018

    grudging \GRUH-jing\ adjective

    Definition

    1 : unwilling, reluctant

    2 : done, given, or allowed unwillingly, reluctantly,...

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    Amsterdam is tackling loneliness one dance party at a time
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Public health experts now say loneliness is a growing health threat. Amsterdam is taking the subject seriously.

    Public health experts now say loneliness is a growing health threat. Amsterdam is taking the subject seriously.

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    The rivalry between two Mexican towns could be responsi...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    The last people in Mexico who speak a language called Huave live on a remote stretch of the Pacific coast. But an ongoing conflict over clean energy has pitt...

    The last people in Mexico who speak a language called Huave live on a remote stretch of the Pacific coast. But an ongoing conflict over clean energy has pitt...

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    Poem of the Day: Your Kingdom
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: Your Kingdom. By Eleni Sikelianos.

    Poem of the Day: Your Kingdom. By Eleni Sikelianos.

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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: Bloviate
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : April 20, 2018

    bloviate \BLOH-vee-ayt\ verb

    Definition

    : to speak or write verbosely and windily

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    Word of the Day : April 20, 2018

    bloviate \BLOH-vee-ayt\ verb

    Definition

    : to speak or write verbosely and windily

    Did You Know?

    Warren G. Harding is of...

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    Political Science Worldly Curio
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    Castro steps down as Díaz-Canel assumes Cuban presidency
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Raul Castro stepped down from office and Miguel Díaz-Canel assumed the presidency as the first Cuban president not to bear the Castro name in close to 60 years.

    Raul Castro stepped down from office and Miguel Díaz-Canel assumed the presidency as the first Cuban president not to bear the Castro name in close to 60 years.

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