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530 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

530 Free Online Courses from Top Universities
Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free. Below, you will find 1,700 free online courses from universities like Yale, MIT, Harvard, Oxford and more. Our site also features collections of Online Certificate Programs and Online Degree & Mini-Degree Programs. Note: This page includes a lot of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). If you want to enroll in a free version of a MOOC, please select the “Full Course, No Certificate” (edX) or “Audit” (Coursera) option. If you take the course for a certificate/credential, you’ll be charged a fee, and we will receive a commission from our affiliate partners–Coursera, FutureLearn and edX. Humanities & Social Sciences Archaeology Courses Art & Art History Courses Classics Courses Communication Courses Economics & Finance Courses Bookmark our collection of free online courses in Economics. Education Courses Food Courses Health Courses Bookmark our collection of free online courses in History. Writing & Journalism Courses

History and Theories of Spousal Abuse It has been estimated that one out of every six women in this country are victims of ongoing spousal abuse and that as many as one in three have experienced at least one physical assault during the course of their marriages (Straus, Gelles, & Steinmetz, 1980). These numbers may seem shockingly high at first, but they are really not too surprising when we stop and consider the fact that wife-beating is rooted in long-standing social traditions. It was both legal and respectable to beat one's wife until the late nineteenth century, and it has only been within the last two decades that battering has truly become viewed as unacceptable behavior. Throughout written history women have occupied a subordinate position to men. One theory of spousal abuse which takes its historical aspects into account is the social-learning approach. Category: Psychology - H

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Four Seasons Hotel - Bora Bora Ice skating on Paterswoldse Meer, a lake just South of the city of Groningen in the Netherlands. Marble Caves, Chile Chico, Chile The Gardens at Marqueyssac Ice Canyon - Greenland Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada Multnomah Falls, Oregon Seljalandsfoss Waterfall on the South Coast of Iceland Petra - Jordan (at night) Verdon, Provence, France Wineglass Bay, Freycinet National Park, Tasmania, Australia Norway Alesund Birdseye of City Benteng Chittorgarh, India Riomaggiore, Italy Keukenhof Gardens - Netherlands. Sky Lantern Festival - Taiwan. Mount Roraima - Venezuela. Seychelles East Iceland. Lucca, Tuscany, Italy. New York City. See also

Human Rights Issues | Institute for Humane Education The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Humane Education website at Although changes in the last hundred years (such as increased rights for women and minorities) have significantly advanced human rights across the globe, social justice is still a dream for hundreds of millions of people. For example, despite laws against it, slavery is actually on the rise, and genocide plagues several continents. Starvation and preventable disease – the result of corruption, lack of education, global climate change, diminished resources, human overpopulation, and more – claim millions of lives annually. Women and people who are minorities, homosexual, disabled, or facing poverty all over the globe still endure prejudices and obstacles that prevent them from leading free, safe, and healthy lives. Human rights are inextricably connected to environmental and cultural issues.

Simple animation to explain complex principles 1, aircraft radial engine 2, oval Regulation 3, sewing machines 4, Malta Cross movement - second hand movement used to control the clock 5, auto change file mechanism 6, auto constant velocity universal joint 6.gif 7, gun ammunition loading system 8 rotary engine - an internal combustion engine, the heat rather than the piston movement into rotary movement # Via World Of Technology. 1, inline engine - it's cylinders lined up side by side 2, V-type engine - cylinder arranged at an angle of two plane 3, boxer engine - cylinder engine arranged in two planes relative

Singles/Never Married Persons - Social And Historical Context Of Singlehood - Gender, Stereotypes, Family, Definition, Women, and Marriage - JRank Articles Most cultures, past and present, have viewed adulthood as synonymous with being married and having children, and being single as a transitional stage that preceded these significant and expected adult roles. Different historical and cultural contexts have significantly affected the propensity, desire, and ability to marry, as well as opportunities and circumstances inside and outside of marriage. Yet historically, as now, a significant minority of the population remained single. How the never married have been viewed has also varied with time and place. During the 1970s, several social factors converged to create a new and more positive recognition of singlehood: more women in higher education, expanding career and job opportunities for women, and increased availability and acceptable of birth control. The never married in later life are subject to stereotypes that portray older adults in general, as well as those associated with individuals who have failed to marry (Rubinstein 1987).

How Bill Gates' Favorite Teacher Wants to Disrupt Education In 2008, Sal Khan had a bright future making millions as a hedge fund manager. He gave it up to produce low-budget math films on YouTube for free. Fortunately, hidden among his millions of loyal students, were the wealthiest of educational philanthropists, Bill Gates and the Google Foundation. Now, with a whole lot of cash and even more street cred, Khan aims to demote the institution of "school" to just one of many educational options. Beginnings Khan Academy, the YouTube open-course series, began as verbal contract with a 7th-grade girl. Since YouTube encouraged universal access, Khan thought “Why not? “Random people started watching it, and I started getting good feedback,” Khan tells Fast Company. The Success Factor and Company Growth To his amazement, the videos were far more popular than his dedicated tutoring sessions. Five years and dozens of lessons later, the YouTube series was reaching tens of thousands of views a day. The Motivation Changes to the System

The 100 Best Video Sites For Educators Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way to engage students in learning. Supplementing lessons, opening up new interests, and offering inspiration, online videos make for an incredible teaching tool. In 2010, we covered our favorite 100 video sites for educators, and we’ve now updated our list for 2012 with more than 100 resources and more than 25 brand new entries. Educational Video Collections Specifically designed for education, these collections make it easy to find video learning resources. TeacherTube: This YouTube for teachers is an amazing resource for finding educationally-focused videos to share with your classroom. General Video Collections Network TV, inspiring talks, and more are all available in these collections. Hulu: A great place to find the latest TV shows, Hulu is also a source of educational videos. Teacher Education Featuring higher-level learning, these video sites are great resources for finding education that’s fit for teachers. Lesson Planning How-Tos

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