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The Great Courses / The Teaching Company

Never stop learning, by continuing to study the topics of the world that interest you. The Great Courses are a series of lectures provided by The Teaching Company. They offer a college-level lecture and study on a large collection of topics. They are available in both audiobook and DVD format, with different lectures available based on the format. Below is a selection of titles available in the DVD section, sorted by their call number and subject. For more of the 80+ DVDs available at BTPL, check the catalog here, or come visit the Media Desk, where we have an expanded bibliography of titles. Happy studies!

 

100—PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY

 

Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior

DVD 150.19 UND

 

The Meaning of Life

DVD 153 MEA

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Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

DVD 153.12 SCI

 

200—RELIGION 

 

Exploring the Roots of Religion

DVD 200 HAL

 

Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

DVD 200 MUE

 

The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon

DVD 220.9 EHR

 

Great World Religions: Hinduism

DVD 294.5 MUE

 

300—SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Effective Communication Skills

DVD 302.2 EFF

 

The Art of Conflict Management

DVD 303.69 ART

 

Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business, and Beyond

DVD 330.01 GAM

 

The Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator

DVD 371.102 ART

 

500—NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS

 

Great Scientific Ideas that Changed the World

DVD 509 GOL

 

Change and Motion

DVD 515 CHA

 

What are the Chances?: Probability Made Clear

DVD 519.2 STA

 

Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear

DVD519.5 MEA

 

Our Night Sky

DVD 523.8 OUR

 

Einstein’s Relativity and the Quantum Revolution

DVD 530.11 EIN

 

The Nature of Earth

DVD 551 NAT

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600—TECHNOLOGY AND APPLIED SCIENCES

 

The Neuroscience of Everyday Life

DVD 612.8 WAN

 

Optimizing Brain Fitness

DVD 612.82 OPT

 

Lifelong Health

DVD 613 LIF

 

Nutrition Made Clear

DVD 613.2 AND

 

Stress and Your Body

DVD 616.98 STR

 

The Everyday Guide to Wine

DVD 641.22 EVE

 

The Art of Critical Decision Making

DVD 658.4 ART

 

700– THE ARTS

 

Masterworks of American Art

DVD 709.73 KLO

 

Museum Masterpieces: The National Gallery, London

DVD 759.94 MUS

 

Fundamentals of Photography

DVD 771 FUN

 

Elements of Jazz

DVD 781.55 ELE

 

Great American Music: Broadway Musicals

DVD 782.14 GRE

 

800—LANGUAGE AND RHETORIC

 

Life Lessons from the Great Books

DVD 800 FEA

 

Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

DVD 808.042 ANA

 

The Art of Public Speaking

DVD 808.51 ART

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Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning

DVD 808.53 ZAR

 

900—GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

 

The World was Never The Same: Events that Changed History

DVD 909 WOR

 

Daily Life in the Ancient World

DVD 930 DAI

 

Origins of Great Ancient Civilizations

DVD 930 HAR

 

A History of Hitler’s Empire

DVD 943.086 CHI

 

The History of the United States

DVD 973 HIS

 

 

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