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    Clear Writing Techniques
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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
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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: What My House Would Be Like If It Were...
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    Poem of the Day: What My House Would Be Like If It Were A Person. By Denise Levertov.

    Poem of the Day: What My House Would Be Like If It Were A Person. By Denise Levertov.

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    Word of the Day: Viand
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : November 23, 2017

    viand \VYE-und\ noun

    Definition

    1 : an item of food; especially : a choice or tasty dish

    2 : (plural) provisions, foo...

    Word of the Day : November 23, 2017

    viand \VYE-und\ noun

    Definition

    1 : an item of food; especially : a choice or tasty dish

    2 : (plural) provisions, foo...

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    Can virtual reality change how people respond to war re...
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    Photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa put together a virtual reality exhibition from the front lines of international conflicts for a museum at MIT.

    Photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa put together a virtual reality exhibition from the front lines of international conflicts for a museum at MIT.

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    A mom-and-pop shop in Omaha becomes an exporter of para...
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    Hundreds of floats and balloons will be hovering over the streets of Manhattan on Thanksgiving. Building floats and balloons — it's big business, literally a...

    Hundreds of floats and balloons will be hovering over the streets of Manhattan on Thanksgiving. Building floats and balloons — it's big business, literally a...

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    Poem of the Day: Psalm: 5
    A lesson with Poetry Foundation
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    Poem of the Day: Psalm: 5. by Mark Jarman.

    Poem of the Day: Psalm: 5. by Mark Jarman.

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    Humanities Word Curio
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    Word of the Day: Obliterate
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : November 22, 2017

    obliterate \uh-BLIT-uh-rayt\ verb

    Definition

    1 a : to remove from recognition or memory

    b : to remove from existence
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    Word of the Day : November 22, 2017

    obliterate \uh-BLIT-uh-rayt\ verb

    Definition

    1 a : to remove from recognition or memory

    b : to remove from existence
    ...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    London has a unique vigil for its forgotten dead
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    On a small London backstreet, a few minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a unique ceremony takes place every month. The Crossbones Vigil is unlike ...

    On a small London backstreet, a few minutes walk from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a unique ceremony takes place every month. The Crossbones Vigil is unlike ...

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    Humanities Worldly Curio
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    This family is already being hurt by climate change. Th...
    A lesson with PRI's The World
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    Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help a...

    Sámi reindeer-herding families in northern Scandinavia are being hit hard by the impacts of climate change. But some may also suffer from an effort to help a...

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    Word of the Day: Wifty
    A lesson with Merriam-Webster
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    Word of the Day : November 21, 2017

    wifty \WIF-tee\ adjective

    Definition

    : eccentrically silly, giddy, or inane : ditzy

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    Word of the Day : November 21, 2017

    wifty \WIF-tee\ adjective

    Definition

    : eccentrically silly, giddy, or inane : ditzy

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