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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
8 minutes to complete

Welcome

This module provides an overview of the course. The first video explains the history of this course: While it was originally going to be geared toward incoming UNC students, we realized these skills are valuable to everyone, which is why we are offering it as a MOOC. The second video provides an overview of how the course is structured and why it was created....
Reading
2 videos (Total 8 min)
Video2 videos
Introduction to Reasoning Across the Disciplines7m
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Think Like a Chemist

In this module, you'll learn about critical thinking and chemistry from Thomas Freeman....
Reading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
How Energy Powers our Universe7m
Reading1 reading
About the Contributor: Thomas Freeman10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
The World at the Atomic Level6m
How Energy Powers our Universe6m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Think Like an Historian

In this module, you'll learn about critical thinking and history from Kathleen DuVal....
Reading
3 videos (Total 16 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video3 videos
Understanding Columbus’s Impressions of the Tainos8m
Understanding the Tainos’ Impressions of Columbus4m
Reading2 readings
A Letter from Christopher Columbus10m
About the Contributor: Kathleen DuVal10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Columbus and World History4m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Think Like a Psychologist

In this module, you'll learn about critical thinking and psychology from Kurt Gray....
Reading
3 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Thinking and Feeling9m
Mind Perception and Moral Judgment8m
Reading1 reading
About the Contributor: Kurt Gray10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz: Thinking and Feeling8m
Practice Quiz: Mind Perception and Moral Judgment6m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Think Like a Law Professor

In this module, you'll learn about critical thinking and the law from Donald Hornstein....
Reading
3 videos (Total 51 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Understanding the Civil Law of Battery22m
Liberty versus Property16m
Reading3 readings
Court Cases: Hackbart and O'Brien10m
Court Cases: Mugler and Lucas10m
About the Contributor: Donald Hornstein10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Understanding the Civil Law of Battery4m
Liberty versus Property4m

Instructor

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Dr. Ram Neta

Professor
Philosophy

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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