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The Great Courses

The Great Courses, formerly known as The Teaching Company, produces 500 lecture courses taught by professors at the nation's leading universities, which they sell on CD, DVD, Audio Download, and Video Download. Their courses vary in length, ranging from 8 to 84 lectures, with lectures lasting either 30 or 45 minutes. The courses cover a wide range of topics in the categories of history, literature, the arts, philosophy, religion, science, and business. Most of their courses are available in both audio and video formats with visual aids included in the video tapings of the professors teaching their course. Their professors are carefully selected through evaluations and auditions from students and customers, and the professors they choose teach at well respected colleges such as Stanford, Georgetown, and many Ivy League colleges. Their products can be purchased online or by calling 1-800-832-2412.

They also now offer a service called The Great Courses Plus to watch most of their courses on online video through your computer, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android phone, Roku streaming device, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and more. For fans of The Great Courses, when you subscribe to The Great Courses Plus, you can then watch over 300 great courses and over 8,000 video lectures as much as you want, whenever you want. You can now sign up for a free one month trial on TheGreatCoursesPlus.com. After the initial free month, the price is $19.99/month, and if you sign up for a full year the price breaks down to $14.99/month. You can browse all these courses by category on their website:

Browse Over 300 Courses Currently Offered Through the The Great Courses Plus


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by Robert Greenberg
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Audio Download | Audio CD | DVD | Online Video | Video Download

After taking this course, you will hear and understand an entire language of unmatched beauty, genius, and power.

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by Luke Timothy Johnson
Available on:
Audio Download | Audio CD

Paul is one of the most important, most controversial, and least understood figures in earliest Christianity. This course addresses many questions concerning his embattled life and work.

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by Dalton Kehoe
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

How you understand the messages sent to you is shaped in large part by your culture and subcultures—the contexts in which you learned "normal" ways of seeing and hearing the world around you.

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by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

Scientists have made astounding progress in their grasp of the universe. But what remains to be understood?

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by Molly Birkholm
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

Recent research shows that we grow into our best and most joyful selves not when we avoid our problems but when we embrace them, confident that we are resilient enough to work through them to an appropriate resolution.

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by Bradley Schaefer
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

Why were the motions of the Sun, Moon, and stars so important to ancient people? Investigate key astronomical directions noticed by all cultures.

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by Barry Fox
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

Infectious diseases touch the lives of everyone on the planet. Whether it's something as minor as a brush with the common cold or as serious as Ebola, we all have grappled with infections and will continue to encounter them as we age.

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by Frank B. Cross
Available on:
Audio Download

What is a contract? How can you make one binding? How can you avoid being prematurely bound by one? What can you do to get out of a contract?

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by Connel Fullenkamp
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

In this introduction to investing, learn some of investing’s fundamental ideas and the basic impediments that can interfere with sound investment decisions.

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by Peter M. Vishton
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

The unconscious plays a strong role in developing bad habits. To help you examine and modify your behaviors, Professor Vishton gives you several tips, ranging from the very simple (keep a notebook of your activities) to the complex (employ behavioral psychology).

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