Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain

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Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain

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Coursera's online classes are designed to help students achieve mastery over course material. Some of the best professors in the world - like neurobiology professor and author Peggy Mason from the University of Chicago, and computer science professor and Folding@Home director Vijay Pande - will supplement your knowledge through video lectures. They will also provide challenging assessments, interactive exercises during each lesson, and the opportunity to use a mobile app to keep up with your coursework. Coursera also partners with the US State Department to create “learning hubs” around the world. Students can get internet access, take courses, and participate in weekly in-person study groups to make learning even more collaborative. Begin your journey into the mysteries of the human brain by taking courses in neuroscience. Learn how to navigate the data infrastructures that multinational corporations use when you discover the world of data analysis. Follow one of Coursera’s “Skill Tracks”. Or try any one of its more than 560 available courses to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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In this course students will explore the history of Jews, Christians, and Muslims in late medieval, fifteenth century Spain. Serving as citizen-scholars, students will learn about the positive and negative elements of inter-religious co-existence in Plasencia, Spain, and more importantly, contribute to an international scholarly effort by helping transcribe manuscripts.
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3 years, 12 months ago
A slow starter course - the first few weeks cover the history of medieval Europe generally. In the second part of the course the pace really picks up. The professor's enthusiasm is well communicated. I liked this course - it has some rough edges, but the professor's heart is in the right place. I say join the course and give it time to grow on you. The paleology part of the course is fascinating and works like solving a huge crowd-source crossword puzzle.
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