Courses: Showing 1 - 15 of 15
edXDEMO101: edX Demo
A fun and interactive course designed to help you explore the edX learning experience. Perfect to take before you start your course.
ColWri2.3x: Principles of Written English, Part 3
An introduction to academic writing for English Language Learners, focusing on essay development, grammatical correctness, and self-editing.
SOC108x: Introduction to Global Sociology
Understand your social location in a globally interconnected cultural and economic landscape.
We will explore how HIV/AIDS has been portrayed in diverse genres through the perspectives of the scientist and the literary critic.
ARPO222x: The Art of Poetry
The art of poetry gives pleasure and invites knowledge. This course is based on a conviction that the more you know about an art, the more pleasure you will find in it.
An introduction to Shakespeare that combines literary study with theatrical analysis to understand both Shakespeare’s continuing popularity and his greatness.
AI12.2x: Poetry in America: Whitman
A module focused on Whitman in a course that surveys 300+ years of poetry in America, from the Puritans to the avant-garde poets of this new century.
Jorge Luis Borges, the great Argentine writer, said that no one should deny themselves the pleasure of reading Dante's Divine Comedy. In this course, you will discover precisely what Borges meant.
Was Alexander Great? If so, how? If not, why not? This course explores the life, leadership, and legacies of history’s greatest warrior.
02030330X: The Study of Folklore
This course will concentrate on some of the basic categories of folklore such as myths, folktales, folk festivals, ballads and folksongs. (Taught in Mandarin.)
UT.2.01x: Ideas of the Twentieth Century
Learn how philosophy, art, literature, and history shaped the last century and the world today.
CB22.1x: The Ancient Greek Hero
A survey of ancient Greek literature focusing on classical concepts of the hero and how they can inform our understanding of the human condition.
This course will focus on big questions. You will learn how to ask them and how to answer them.
The first module of a course surveying 400 years of poetry in America, from the Puritans to the avant-garde poets of this new century.
This course teaches the basic concepts of computer-aided translation technology, helps students learn to use computer-assisted translation tools.