This week’s content does not originate in Online Ed’s workshop, but is seriously relevant and very useful nevertheless.
Have you ever wondered what medicine in the Renaissance period was like?
Not for the light of heart: Grant Hartzog helps us sympathize with the pre-modern surgeons and patients as they struggled to save lives in this lecture from the course Studies in Medicine: Its Art, History, Science, and Philosophy (BIOL 88).
How much do you know about India?
Listen to Annapurna Pandey welcome us into the mesmerizing course Cultures of India (ANTH 130I).
And now for something completely different…
All Online Ed videos are captioned (of course!), but have you ever wondered how different transcriptionists will describe the same non-verbal element, like music?
Check out the creative descriptions of the same intro segment by 21 different human caption providers in this caption (re)mix (and a sure summer hit).
How does the type of electoral system affect people’s preferences?
Watch Jackie Gehring explain the difference between plurality and majority; how it affects election outcomes, and what happens if (when!) Kanye West decides to run.
This video is an excerpt from Professor Gehring’s online course Comparative Law (LGST 116 / POLI 116), and was recorded in 2018.
What do the words freedom and liberty mean?
Spoiler: it depends where and when you are!
Watch Matthew Lasar introduce his fully-online course The United States of America from Its Founding through Our Time (HIS 15) .
Not for the faint of heart! Dig (hah.) into this captivating field with Alison Galloway’s enthralling fully-online course, Forensic Anthropology (ANTH 103I), this summer, starting July 27.
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about human evolution (including some historical gossip) — it’s all here!
Earn a TA GenEd credit and take History and Theory of Biological Anthropology (ANTH 100) with Jay Reti this summer, starting July 27.
Join Professor Minghui Hu on this exploration of all the BIG questions (What is the universe made of? Where did we come from? Where are we going?) through the expanses of time and space.
The fully-online course Topics in the World History of Science (HIS 101D) is offered this summer.
Join Beth Stephens on the unforgettable journey (road trip, that is!) introducing artists working in the field of environmental and ecological art/activism that is the course Environmental Art in the Expanded Field (ART 80E).