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Justice with Michael Sandel

You can view the great Michael Sandel's lectures and his interaction with Harvard students as they discuss moral dilemmas.... see more
Material Type: Online Course
Author: A co-production of WGBH Boston/ Harvard University, Michael Sandel
Date Added: Sep 10, 2010 Date Modified: Nov 18, 2013
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Making Sense of Understanding: The Three Doors of Serendip

A discussion of what is meant by "understanding" using a simulation of the "Monty Hall" or "Three Doors" problem to... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Laura Cyckowski, Paul Grobstein
Date Added: Feb 08, 2009 Date Modified: Jun 06, 2013
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Literary/Rhetorical Criticism lectures and resources

A collection of internet resouces which provide background data on rhetorical and critical theorists. Includes cultural... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Keith Murphy
Date Added: Feb 28, 2001 Date Modified: May 30, 2014
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Teaching Human Rights Online

This site provides nine detailed case studies on human rights issues: Clinton's response to Kosovo, the International Court... see more
Material Type: Case Study
Author: Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights
Date Added: Oct 22, 2006 Date Modified: Jan 28, 2013
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The Dark Side of Positive Thinking

In this lecture, accompanied by amusing illustrations, author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich delivers a powerful critique of... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Dec 21, 2012
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The Story of Stuff: The Crisis of Unsustainable Consumerism

The Story of Stuff is an illustrated lecture by author and environmental activist Annie Leonard that examines the... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Elizabeth Garland
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 07, 2012
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The Heart Attack Grill: Taking Truth in Advertising to its Extreme

At the Heart Attack Grill, patients order four-decker Quadruple-Bypass Burgers and unfiltered cigarettes from scantily clad... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jul 09, 2013
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The Hero's Journey

This site creates an environment where anyone can explore the mythical hero structure described by Joseph Campbell and also... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI)
Date Added: Jun 24, 1999 Date Modified: Sep 30, 2013
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Peer review 2.5 rating
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Understanding Enron: Why Smart Guys Do Stupid Things

This clip from the documentary film The Smartest Guys in the Room, based on the best-selling book by Bethany McLean and Peter... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 20, 2014
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Argumentation and Critical Thinking Tutorial

This site is intended to help students in college level critical thinking classes learn some of the basic concepts of the... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Jay VerLinden
Date Added: Sep 20, 1999 Date Modified: Aug 28, 2013
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