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Online Shakespeare Course: Shakespeare After All with Harvard Faculty

Online Shakespeare Course: Shakespeare After All with Harvard Faculty
Marjorie Garber, PhD, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of English and American Literature and Language and of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University This free online Shakespeare course focuses on Shakespeare’s later plays beginning with Measure for Measure and ending with The Tempest. Building on the discussions of individual plays in Marjorie Garber’s book Shakespeare After All, this course takes note of key themes, issues, and interpretations of the plays, focusing on questions of genre, gender, politics, family relations, silence and speech, and cultural power from both above and below (royalty, nobility, and the court; clowns and fools). Designed as part lecture-presentation and part discussion, this is a course that is meant to be interactive, taking up topics generated by students as well as by the instructor. The lecture videos The Quicktime and MP3 formats are available for download, or you can play the Flash version directly. Introduction Troilus and Cressida Othello

Absolute Shakespeare - plays, quotes, summaries, essays... Foundations in Moodle 2 for Educators by Jeffrey Johnson (and 1 other) I originally developed this tutorial series for a colleague of mine who wanted to use Moodle with her high school students but was unsure of where to start. I spent some time on the web looking for resources that might help her with the software, but I was unable to find any that were comprehensive or affordable. I decided that I would write and record a couple tutorials for her that would cover the basics of the program. After I finished one tutorial I would think to myself, "I just have to include one more tutorial covering another facet of the software." Needless to say, about 50 tutorials later I felt I had something that would really lay the foundation that she needed. Just in case you are wondering what Moodle is exactly... I love that Moodle allows my students to acces my subject matter and participate in my classes from anywhere in the world... even when they are sick or on vacation! It is comprehensive and meant for those of us who have never used the program before.

Shakespeare's Sonnets Un resumen de las Universidades que ofrecen cursos gratis en Internet Hemos tratado el tema en varias ocasiones, mostrando los cursos de Stanford, Berkeley y Yale, así como recomendando varios portales que se dedican a este tema (5 portales que ofrecen cursos virtuales gratuitos). La lista es interminable, existiendo un excelente material en Khan Academy, Notre Dame, University of Michigan, University of Cape Town, University of California, Kaplan University, MITx o la enorme lista disponible en, donde están los cursos de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, en español. Ahora comentan en mashable que en siguen trabajando para ampliar su oferta asociándose a más universidades, recopilando los mejores cursos de las mejores universidades y ofreciéndolos de forma gratuita en Internet. Princeton, Penn, Michigan y Stanford son las cuatro joyas de su corona, con cursos que ofrecen plazos, evaluaciones, debates y, en algunos casos, documento que podemos mostrar en nuestro CV.

The Seven Ages of Man  William Shakespeare The Seven Ages of Man William Shakespeare All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, 5 His acts being seven ages. At first the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse’s arms; And then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel And shining morning face, creeping like snail Unwillingly to school. And then the lover, 10 Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad Made to his mistress’ eyebrow. Making Meanings First Thoughts 1. Shaping Interpretations 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Extending the Text 7. Challenging the Text 8. Back to the Table of Contents

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