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About the Course Coursera's largest class is back by popular demand! Beginning July 14, 2014, Social Psychology will feature a fresh line-up of special events, guest experts, and material intended to delight psychology lovers around the world. Course Description from Professor Plous: Each of us is dealt a different hand in life, but we all face similar questions when it comes to human behavior: What leads us to like one person and dislike another? How do conflicts and prejudices develop, and how can they be reduced? Our focus will be on surprising, entertaining, and intriguing research findings that are easy to apply in daily life. Course Format The class will consist of lecture videos, most of which are 10-20 minutes long. NEW IN 2014: To help students who have a busy schedule or don't speak English as their first language, the course will include a one-week break in the middle (August 4-10) so that anyone who has fallen behind can catch up on missed videos or readings. Related:  getting along with people

How to Overcome Shyness: 17 Steps Edit Article Help with ShynessUnderstanding Your ShynessConquering Your MindConquering Social SituationsChallenging Yourself Edited by Ben Rubenstein, Rhiana F, Serena Greenslade, Nicole Willson and 104 others Does the simple thought of talking in front of people make you want to stick your head out the window after a shower in hopes of getting a cold? Ad Steps Part 1 of 4: Understanding Your Shyness 1Think about the root of your shyness. 5Conquer the list. Part 2 of 4: Conquering Your Mind 1Use this shyness as a Cue. 8Identify your social value and strengths. Part 3 of 4: Conquering Social Situations 1Get informed. 5Look and act approachable. Part 4 of 4: Challenging Yourself

Fundamentals of Music Theory This course, from the University of Edinburgh's Reid School of Music (recently ranked first in the UK), is suitable for those who have never studied music academically. It will introduce you to the theory of Western music, providing you with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly. It will provide the basis for the further study of music both from a theoretical and practical point of view: musicology, pastiche and free composition, analysis, performance, and aural skills. It will also be useful to experienced musicians without music notation skills who wish to extend their practice through a grounding in the tools of Western music theory and notation. Follow us on twitter @musictheorymooc #edmusictheory No background required. As a student enrolled in this course, you will have free access to selected chapters and content for the duration of the course. S. E. The class will consist of lecture videos.

English Composition I: Achieving Expertise About the Course English Composition I provides an introduction to and foundation for the academic reading and writing characteristic of college. Attending explicitly to disciplinary context, you will learn to read critically, write effective arguments, understand the writing process, and craft powerful prose that meets readers’ expectations. You will gain writing expertise by exploring questions about expertise itself: What factors impact expert achievement? What does it take to succeed? Two overarching assumptions about academic writing will shape our work: 1) it is transferable; 2) it is learnable. Share why you want to improve your writing Learn what other says about their motivations **English Composition I has earned a Certificate of Recognition from Quality Matters, a non-profit dedicated to quality in online education Course Syllabus Unit 1 (Weeks 1-3): Critical ReviewHow do we become experts? Recommended Background In-course Textbooks Suggested Readings Course Format Yes. Yes. No.

How can i love my husband again (Based on the psychology of love) Research says that the attraction phase that couples usually experience in the beginning of the relationship fades after few years and that this phase is usually replaced by another phase of mutual respect and deep intimacy. Contrary to common beliefs and also to common researches you can make yourself fall in love again with a person that you loved before even if you currently don’t have emotions for him. In addition to this you can make yourself fall in love with someone whom you had never had any emotions for. Read this article to know how you can do this. Yes it is , by doing the following techniques you can restore love back to your life and love your husband again: Familiarity : People usually fall in love with those they are familiar with. Want to know more? How to make someone fall in love with me? How to have a healthy relationship? How to stop loving someone who doesn't love me? How to make someone fall in love with me? How to get over anyone in few days?

Ideas of the Twentieth Century The last century ushered in significant progress. Philosophers, scientists, artists, and poets overthrew our understanding of the physical world, of human behavior, of thought and its limits, and of art, creativity, and beauty. Scientific progress improved the way we lived across the world. Yet the last century also brought increased levels of war, tyranny, and genocide. Man pushed boundaries of good and evil, right and wrong, justice and injustice – and people lost faith in values. Join this thought-provoking, broad-sweeping course as it draws intriguing connections between philosophy, art, literature, and history, illuminating our world and our place in it. Before your course starts, try the new edX Demo where you can explore the fun, interactive learning environment and virtual labs.

Open Text - Writing Commons The 31 Habits of the World’s Best Connectors “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”- Aristotle **Creativity Update: I’m holed up in Lake Tahoe all week putting the finishing touches on our upcoming How to Connect with Anyone course – so I’m taking a quick breather to get this out to you! For those of you not a part of our pre-launch Insider’s Team, you can still join us and get early access at a nicely discounted price, plus the special report on The 7 Pillars of Connecting with Anyone. The course will only be available to the first 150 people, and our Insider’s Team will get first dibs (before it’s announced on LYL next month). You can join us by entering your email on this page. Given the upcoming launch, I wanted to share some content from one of our modules. Enjoy! Habits Create Results. Over the years of my deep study and fascination with people and social dynamics, I’ve noticed that the world’s best connectors do things in a pretty similar way. Without them you’re nowhere. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Introduction to Philosophy This course will introduce you to some of the main areas of research in contemporary philosophy. Each module a different philosopher will talk you through some of the most important questions and issues in their area of expertise. We’ll begin by trying to understand what philosophy is – what are its characteristic aims and methods, and how does it differ from other subjects? Then we’ll spend the rest of the course gaining an introductory overview of several different areas of philosophy.

Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain About the Course Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain Challenging Assumptions Our modern, global world is often presented as an unprecedented era of exceptional religious, political, and cultural enlightenment. Certainly we continue to experience tumultuous events and problematic relations, but many of us believe our world exists along a trajectory of human progress. About this Course: The Challenges of Co-Existence Serving as citizen-scholars, students will learn about the positive and negative elements of inter-religious co-existence in Plasencia, Spain, and more importantly, contribute to an international scholarly effort known as the Revealing Cooperation and Conflict Project. Together, we turn to a historical era that stumbled through the challenges of cultural and religious intermixing and co-existence. The Course Work View the high resolution promotional video -- with English and Spanish subtitles. Do I need to understand Spanish?

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Social Skills Starting Today (+ The Smart Social Skills Course launches on Wednesday) Your social skills is one of the most important and essential things in life. It is one of those things that make a huge difference if you work on them. As you improve your social skills you can: Build more social freedom. Those are a couple of the best things I have gotten out improving my own social skills over the past 8 years. And they are also a few of the most important reasons why I have created my brand new 12-week course, The Smart Social Skills Course. The course will launch on Wednesday, the 8:th of May at 1 pm EST (that’s 17.00 GMT). But that is not the only thing about social skills that I wanted to share today. 1. We tend to get what we give socially. So be careful about what you give. A few of the most powerful ways to give value in everyday life and in any relationship are to: Help out. This could be practically by helping someone move, by asking someone you know for good advice that your friend needs or by connecting someone with someone else. Truly listen. Take the first step.