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    12-part Grammar course
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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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    13-part Literature course
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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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    4-part US History course
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    The First American Presidents
    A 4-part course with History with Mr. Striplin
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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
    A 10-part course with Parler Français
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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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    3-part Philosophy course
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    Existentialism Is a Humanism
    A 3-part course with Gregory Sadler
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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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    7-part Political Science course
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    Discussing Individual Rights in the USA
    A 7-part course with Peter Holm
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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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    15-part Chinese course
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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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    10-part Swedish course
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    Let's Learn Swedish
    A 10-part course with Martin TheSwedishLad
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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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    10-part Storytelling course
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    Creative Writing Tips to Hook Readers
    A 10-part course with T. P. Jagger
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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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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: Panegyric
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : February 18, 2018

    panegyric \pan-uh-JEER-ik\ noun

    Definition

    : a eulogistic oration or writing; also : formal or elaborate praise

    Did Y...

    Word of the Day : February 18, 2018

    panegyric \pan-uh-JEER-ik\ noun

    Definition

    : a eulogistic oration or writing; also : formal or elaborate praise

    Did Y...

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    Poetry Poem Curio
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    Poem of the Day: Responsibility in Metaphor
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: Responsibility in Metaphor. By Tony Hoagland.

    Poem of the Day: Responsibility in Metaphor. By Tony Hoagland.

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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: Biddable
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : February 17, 2018

    biddable \BID-uh-bul\ adjective

    Definition

    1 : easily led, taught, or controlled : docile

    2 : capable of being bid

    D...

    Word of the Day : February 17, 2018

    biddable \BID-uh-bul\ adjective

    Definition

    1 : easily led, taught, or controlled : docile

    2 : capable of being bid

    D...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    Chloe Kim’s family’s immigrant success story is everywh...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    She is just one out of 1.7 million Korean Americans living in the US. Do they all have to be exceptional to deserve to immigrate?

    She is just one out of 1.7 million Korean Americans living in the US. Do they all have to be exceptional to deserve to immigrate?

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    Word of the Day: Yuppify
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : February 16, 2018

    yuppify \YUP-uh-fye\ verb

    Definition

    : to make appealing to yuppies; also : to infuse with the qualities or values of ...

    Word of the Day : February 16, 2018

    yuppify \YUP-uh-fye\ verb

    Definition

    : to make appealing to yuppies; also : to infuse with the qualities or values of ...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    The 'most popular rifle in America' was used in the cou...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    The National Rifle Association has called the AR-15 the "most popular rifle in America" and estimates Americans own more than 8 million of them. The NRA says...

    The National Rifle Association has called the AR-15 the "most popular rifle in America" and estimates Americans own more than 8 million of them. The NRA says...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    The Oxfam scandal shows that reform is needed in the hu...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    COMMENTARY: Reporter Amy Costello writes that speaking plainly about sexual abuse and harassment in the humanitarian aid sector is long overdue.

    COMMENTARY: Reporter Amy Costello writes that speaking plainly about sexual abuse and harassment in the humanitarian aid sector is long overdue.

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    The UK's offshore wind boom is great for the climate. B...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    A big push into offshore wind power in the UK is pushing down the cost of the low-carbon energy source, but fishermen say it's also harming fish populations....

    A big push into offshore wind power in the UK is pushing down the cost of the low-carbon energy source, but fishermen say it's also harming fish populations....

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    Poetry Poem Curio
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    Poem of the Day: Home at Thirty
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: Home at Thirty. By Ed Skoog.

    Poem of the Day: Home at Thirty. By Ed Skoog.

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