Teaching Company Great Courses

The Great Courses - Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at March 28, 2016
The Great Courses - Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation [repost]

The Great Courses - Practicing Mindfulness: An Introduction to Meditation
24xWEBRip | English | M4V | 640 x 480 | AVC ~1500 kbps | 29.970 fps
AAC | 128 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | 12:29:57 | 8.55 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Psychology, Meditation

What is meditation? For thousands of years, human beings have practiced refined techniques of mental focusing, designed to change the habitual conditioning of the mind. Central to many spiritual and philosophical traditions and known in English as "meditation," these practices are considered a major means for enhanced awareness and self-mastery.

The Great Courses - How the Stock Market Works [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at Jan. 31, 2016
The Great Courses - How the Stock Market Works [repost]

The Great Courses - How the Stock Market Works
18xWEBRip | English | WMV | 640 x 360 | AVC ~2000 kbps | 29.970 fps
WMA | 128 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | 18 lectures of 30 minutes | + PDF eBook | 7.61 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Investing, Business, Trading, Stocks

You can learn about the stock market in many ways. But most people cannot afford to learn the wrong way—by making expensive mistakes. The stock market is a way for anyone to own the valuable assets of a company and, as investments, stocks historically have offered a good chance for long-term gains. If you own a well-diversified portfolio of individual stocks or stock funds, your wealth tends to grow when the economy grows. But too many investors succumb to the high-risk pursuit of beating the market by trying to pick winners, predict price trends, or otherwise find opportunities that other investors have missed.

The Great Courses: Algebra II - Course No. 1002 (James A. Sellers Ph.D.)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at April 9, 2015
The Great Courses: Algebra II - Course No. 1002 (James A. Sellers Ph.D.)

The Great Courses: Algebra II - Course No. 1002
Professor James A. Sellers Ph.D. - The Pennsylvania State University
36xDVDRip | English | WMV | 640 x 480 | WMV3 ~1061 kbps | 29.970 fps
WMA | 128 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | 36 lectures of 30 minutes | 10.43 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Math

Algebra II is the fork in the road. Those who succeed in this second part of the algebra sequence are well on their way to precalculus, calculus, and higher mathematics, which open the door to careers in science, engineering, medicine, economics, information technology, and many other fields. And since algebraic thinking is found in almost every sphere of modern life, a thorough grounding in this abstract discipline is essential for many nontechnical careers as well, from law to business to graphic arts.

The Great Courses - Effective Communication Skills [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at Oct. 5, 2014
The Great Courses - Effective Communication Skills [repost]

The Great Courses - Effective Communication Skills
24xDVDRip | English | WMV | 640 x 480 | WMV3 ~1187 kbps | 29.970 fps
WMA | 128 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | 24 lectures of 30 minutes | 7.09 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Psychology, Sociology

Talk is something you do every day. And your life is literally shaped by it. Many of the decisions you make are decided by talking. You may be in a restaurant asking a waiter for an unusual substitution, urging a service manager to get your car finished sooner rather than later, or trying to sway your significant other toward a particular film or show. Or you might be trying to build more cooperative relationships at the office.

The Great Courses - Optimizing Brain Fitness  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at Oct. 3, 2014
The Great Courses - Optimizing Brain Fitness

The Great Courses - Optimizing Brain Fitness
12xDVDRip | English | WMV | 640 x 480 | WMV3 ~1555 kbps | 29.970 fps
WMA | 128 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | 12 lectures of 30 minutes | 4 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Biology, Brain

With its up to 500 trillion synaptic connections, your brain is easily the most powerful machine in the world. These connections are what create your thoughts, what drive your emotions, and what control your behaviors. Even more incredibly: This amazing machine is constantly changing through a process known as brain plasticity. And you can take advantage of this process to improve and enhance your brain's jaw-dropping powers—at any age.

The Great Courses - The Secrets of Mental Math  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at Oct. 3, 2014
The Great Courses - The Secrets of Mental Math

The Great Courses - The Secrets of Mental Math
12xDVDRip | English | AVI | 640 x 480 | XviD ~713 kbps | 29.970 fps
MP3 | 128 kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 12 lectures of 30 minutes | 2.54 GB
Genre: eLearning / Education lectures: Math

Quick: What's 25 × 45? How about 742 × 300? Or 4821 ÷ 9? Most of us, when faced with math problems like these, immediately reach for a calculator or a pen. But imagine if you could perform these and other seemingly difficult—but surprisingly easy—calculations right in your head. Seems like an impossible feat? It's not.

Jesus and the Gospels (The Great Courses, 3970) (Audiobook) (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bookwyrm at Jan. 16, 2013
Jesus and the Gospels (The Great Courses, 3970) (Audiobook) (Repost)

Jesus and the Gospels (The Great Courses, 3970) (Audiobook) By Professor Luke Timothy Johnson
2004 | 18 hours and 30 mins | ISBN: 1565859421 | MP3 12 kbps (vbr) | 555 MB
The History of the English Language DVDs: The Teaching Company (The Great Courses)

The History of the English Language DVDs: The Teaching Company (The Great Courses)
1998 | English | DVD-Rip | AVI | 640x480 | XviD 190 Kbps 29.970 fps | MP3 128 Kbps | Lenght: 18:05:00 | 493.88 mb
Genre: eLearning/Language | Studio: The Teaching Company | ISBN-10: 156585585X | ISBN-13: 978 1565855854 | PDF | 135 | Subtitles: No

This is a 36-lecture course, each lecture being thirty minutes in length. The subject is fascinating, and Lerer is obviously learned and highly articulate if intermittently frustratingly dry and pedantic, nevertheless, to the listener's relief, often highly witty as well.

Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at April 14, 2010
Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses)

Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses) By The Teaching Company
Publisher: The Teaching Company 2005 | ISBN: 1598030507 1598030493 | Language: English | Audio CD in MP3 | 134 MB

4 disc set with course outline in paperback. Course emphasis on battle tactics, eqipment and stradegy. Academic in nature. Some illustrations and pictures of ancient artifacts. Abundant tactical illustrations. Traces the history of open field battles, sieges and naval battles. 24 half hour lectures on 4 discs. Course guidebook is a outline of lectures including bibliograhy and sources…

World War II A Military And Social History Great Courses on Tape  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at April 9, 2010
World War II A Military And Social History Great Courses on Tape

World War II A Military And Social History Great Courses on Tape By Childers Thomas
Publisher: The Teaching Company (1998) | ISBN: 0226610071 1565852354 | Language: English | Audio CD in MP3 | 164 MB

Course Lecture Titles 1. The Origins of the Second World War 2. Hitler's Challenge to the International System, 1933-1936 3. The Failure of the International System 4. The Coming of War 5. Blitzkrieg 6. The German Offensive in the West 7. "Their Finest Hour"Britain Alone 8. The Battle of Britain 9. Hitler Moves East 10. The Germans Before Moscow 11. The War in Asia 12. The Japanese….