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Elegant and Effective Sentences

January 27, 2017

Writing well is, at heart, all about writing well-crafted sentences. Sentences are alive. We experience them in time, and we react to their unfolding as […]

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Business Skills

The Social Context that Shapes our Talk

December 23, 2016

How you understand the messages sent to you is shaped in large part by your culture and subcultures—the contexts in which you learned “normal” ways of seeing and hearing the world around you. Grasp the key dimensions along which cultures can be compared […]


Why Do We Care about Grammar?

December 22, 2016

If you are someone who feels some insecurity about your mastery of grammar, this course asks you to believe that you know more than you think you do. […]

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Applied Philosophy

The Wisdom of Crowds

December 20, 2016

We are going to talk about prediction. We are going to see how diverse ways of thinking contribute to the ability of a collection of […]

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