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Best Online Courses in Humanities Studies 2019

An online course is a class that can be taken to accumulate educational credits or complete a degree program. The length of the course can vary based on the school and your field of study, but attending online means you can register for classes in any part of the world.

What is an online course in humanities studies? A humanities course covers a range of people-centered topics, including philosophy, theology and art. It also explores the field of sociology and the development of cultural identities and themes. Courses may focus on artistic skills such as photography and creative writing, or economic studies such as international business, policy-making and geopolitics.

Students who take humanities benefit in many ways while learning about sociological theories and standards. By studying the values and belief systems of different cultures, students are able to cultivate a better understanding of effective leadership and communication. These skills are often essential to the growth and transformation of modern society.

Online courses in humanities are typically available to students all over the world, but program requirements tend to vary depending on your field of study and the location of the school. The cost of registration and enrollment can also be affected by the length and difficulty of the course, so contact the institution of your choice to find out more about payment options and fees.

A course in humanities can encourage students to enter a number of specialized fields. This includes journalism, psychology and foreign policy, professions that are centered around communication and development. Those who are interested in the study of linguistics can seek employment as an interpreter or historian. Students who are more focused on teaching and expression might prefer a career in filmmaking or early childhood education.  

With online courses, you can establish a flexible schedule with convenient enrollment options and degree programs. As a result, virtual classrooms are becoming more popular with students who are already juggling a busy lifestyle. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The Proofreading Academy

Proofreading Academy is suitable for beginners as well as those who have some experience and want to sharpen their skills. Whether you want to pursue a career in proofrea ... [+]

Weʼre About to Change Your Life

After completing our course, you will be able to:

Proofread any business, creative, or academic document to a professional standard. Produce your own documents with confidence in their quality. Use major academic referencing styles correctly. Proofread documents written in British, American and Australian English. Make the most of Microsoft Word. Begin your career as a professional proofreader. Here’s what you need to know

The course currently comprises ten modules of teaching, testing, and exercises:

1. Editing and Proofreading: An Introduction

2. The Basics of Microsoft Word

3. Common Spelling Mistakes

4. Common Grammar Mistakes... [-]

USA New York
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
30 hours
Online
Rosen School of Hebrew

Modern Hebrew is so much more than just a language; it’s a community. We believe the best way to learn is with a supportive class and an experienced, native Israeli, teac ... [+]

Modern Hebrew is so much more than just a language; it’s a community. We believe the best way to learn is with a supportive class and an experienced, native Israeli, teacher.

8 Hebrew Proficiency Levels, find the path that's right for you

Alphabet and Basic Language

We start by building a strong base for the language, beginning with the alphabet. Our system of learning Hebrew in Hebrew, introduces basic language concepts, familiarizing you with the foundations of Hebrew.

Objects and Expressing Feelings

Expand your vocabulary, focusing on common topics like the weather, clothing, and food. You will practice these words, using basic grammar to ensure you continue building a solid base in Hebrew.... [-]

Israel Jerusalem
October 2019
Part-time
9 months
Online
Israel Institute of Biblical Studies

Biblical Hebrew is a set of 5 courses, levels 1-5, in which you will learn to master the Hebrew alphabet and biblical syntax, and will become familiar with translation de ... [+]

Read ancient texts as they were originally written centuries ago and deepen your understanding of the Bible, the Holy Scriptures, and biblical history.

Biblical Hebrew

Biblical Hebrew is a set of 5 courses, levels 1-5, in which you will learn to master the Hebrew alphabet and biblical syntax, and will become familiar with translation decisions that have been made over the ages, understanding how they have affected the meaning of the original biblical texts.

Beginner

Rediscover the Bible and gain a deeper and more profound understanding of the Holy Scriptures. Read the Hebrew Bible in its original language and uncover hidden secrets that have been lost for centuries.

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Israel Israel Online USA USA Online
October 2019
Part-time
9 months
Online
University of Wroclaw - Online Studies

This course is addressed to students, who are interested in the language of inhabitants of ancient Mesopotamia, but who never had an opportunity to learn Akkadian grammar ... [+]

Introduction to cuneiform writing system

This course is addressed to students, who are interested in the language of inhabitants of ancient Mesopotamia, but who never had any opportunity to learn Akkadian grammar or cuneiform script. During this course students will work with a short textual fragment written in cuneiform, transliterating, and translating it, as well as writing their own basic grammar edition of this text. While working on this task, students can discuss all matters on the discussion forum, as well as ask teacher these, questions, that remained unanswered by classmates.

Course level outcomes Students will properly recognize ca. 50 cuneiform signs Students will apply basics of Akkadian grammar (noun, adjective, prepositions, tenses, and stems of verb) to properly identify forms of words in given text Students will translate short textual fragment from Akkadian into English Passing grade requirements Active participation in forum discussion (at least 80% of points available must be awarded) Properly edited cuneiform text fragment (including transliteration, translation, and grammar edition, at least 60% of points available must be awarded) Duration ... [-]
Poland Wrocław
October 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Online
Escuela de Escritores

Our world moves to flashes and with small stories that form a whole, and the short story is no less. In this course of initiation we will learn techniques and tricks very ... [+]

Workshop Description

Our world moves to flashes and with small stories that form a whole, and the short story is no less. In this course of initiation we will learn techniques and tricks very useful to provide our brief stories of strength and depth. Count a lot with very little. Suggest. Impacting the reader and catching him. Through the writing and analysis of the texts (own and those of other authors) the student will discover their own style and preferences while evolving as a writer.

The subject of the Short Story course is written in collaboration with our teachers specialized in the genre of the tale, such as Angel Zapata, Javier Sagarna, Aixa de la Cruz, Paula Lapido, Ignacio Ferrando, Alfonso Fernandez Burgos Matías Candeira, Juan Carlos Márquez, Mariana Torres and Juan Gómez Bárcena, among others.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
October 2019
Part-time
9 months
Online
The Internet Business School

Join us for a one-day intensive live training event and learn how to write, publish and market a No.1 Amazon Best Selling Book. ... [+]

How to Write & Publish an Amazon No. 1 Bestselling Book Ever wondered what it takes to become an Amazon No. 1 bestselling author? Join us for this intensive training course and learn what it takes to get your book to the No.1 spot on Amazon with an award-winning publisher, Richard McMunn.

Having the credibility and status of a No. 1 Amazon Bestselling Author can have a profound impact on your business. However, until now, knowing what it takes to get to the Amazon top spot was shrouded in mystery. For the first time, we are disclosing the insider tips and strategies for getting a book to the No.1 spot on Amazon for your chosen category.

During the course, you will learn everything you need to know in order to write, publish and market your book to the No.1 Amazon Bestsellers List in the fastest time possible … sometimes even before launch!!... [-]

United Kingdom Bethersden
July 2019
Full-time
1 day
Online
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

Every profession requires communication skills. People with excellent communication skills get jobs and promotions. A minor in Technical Communication can help you learn ... [+]

Minor in Technical Communications

Every profession requires communication skills. People with excellent communication skills get jobs and promotions. A minor in Technical Communication can help you learn the skills you need to succeed, no matter where your professional life takes you.

Program Overview

Regardless of your major, a minor in Technical Communication can:

Teach you to sharpen all forms of written communication—and to give it the biggest possible impact on the world. Give you the tools to communicate with people from all walks of life and from across the world. Facilitate your ability to work in a team. Show you how to use technology to build understanding. Give you the opportunity to learn from world-class faculty. Application Process ... [-]
USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Online
Columbia College Chicago Online

Get an in-depth look into the life and work of one of our greatest imaginative writers, Ray Bradbury. Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, was one of the 20th cent ... [+]

CREATIVE STORYTELLING FEATURING RAY BRADBURY Overview

Get an in-depth look into the life and work of one of our greatest imaginative writers, Ray Bradbury. Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, was one of the 20th century’s most prolific, visionary and celebrated authors. Published in more than 40 languages, he indelibly altered the field of “fantasy” literature through the originality of his ideas and the artistry of his prose. This course explores creative writing perspectives and strategies with the life and work of Ray Bradbury serving as inspiration and foundation.

Learn about Ray Bradbury, directly from Sam Weller, literary master, and authorized biographer. Study Bradbury’s remarkable and prodigious creative process—on your own schedule. Deepen your creative writing skills through interactive assignments and writing projects geared to enhance your creativity. ... [-]
USA USA Online
June 2019
8 weeks
Online
FutureLearn

Are you planning to visit the Netherlands? This free online course is perfect if you have little or no knowledge of Dutch but would like to master the fundamentals. ... [+]

Are you planning to visit the Netherlands? This free online course is perfect if you have little or no knowledge of Dutch but would like to master the fundamentals.

The course will help you to:

introduce yourself, talk about your family, friends, work, and study, experience life in the Netherlands. During the course, you will learn Dutch phrases, vocabulary, and grammar.

You will learn familiar words and phrases about yourself and your family. You will learn to use simple sentences about everyday activities. And you will be able to write short texts.

Get a taste of Dutch? Join the course now!

What topics will you cover? Reading and listening to dialogues about work, study, hobbies, eating, drinking, living, weather and the time Understanding the grammar around the conjugation of verbs, word order, personal pronouns, adjectives, modal verbs and making questions Writing and speaking assignments including introducing oneself and speaking about eating and living Introduction to Dutch culture What will you achieve? Apply basic Dutch vocabulary and grammar in a range of everyday situations Produce short written statements in Dutch about everyday life Discuss simple concepts, situations, and needs in Dutch Who is the course for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
November 2019
Part-time
3 weeks
Online
University Of The Free State Business School Online

The aim of this short learning program is to equip participants with academic reading and writing skills, which is a minimum requirement for any academic short program ta ... [+]

Foundation Skills

The aim of this short learning program is to equip participants with academic reading and writing skills, which is a minimum requirement for any academic short program taken. It offers participants an opportunity to acquire the academic literacy skills needed in order to successfully pursue tertiary studies.

Schedule

The Foundation Skills program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.

Assessment

The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery

Online

Duration

1 week. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.... [-]

South Africa Bloemfontein
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 week
Online
International Career Institute

Choose from any of our 34 languages courses and learn fast at the comfort of your own home or office. ICI guarantees an effective languages program that provides you with ... [+]

ICI is proud to bring you language courses that took four decades to fully develop and now utilized by business professionals, students, diplomats and even by the CIA and FBI. Choose from any of our 34 languages courses and learn fast at the comfort of your own home or office. ICI guarantees an effective languages program that provides you with efficient tools as well as boosts your desire to learn any language that will take your career or personal life to greater heights.

Courses Offered

Are you still undecided on a particular language to take? Here are the ten most widely spoken languages in the world.

Chinese (Mandarin) Spanish English Bengali Hindi Portuguese Russian Japanese German (Standard) Chinese (Cantonese) ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
iStudy

Spiritual and mental awareness is a necessity for us all these days. Being consumed by modern technology is not helping us at all, given that we lack a certain satisfacti ... [+]

Course Highlights

Ultimate Personal Development Course: Physical, Mental, Psychic & Spiritual is an award-winning and the best selling course that has been given the CPD Certification & CiQ GOLD accreditation. It is the most suitable course anyone looking to work in this or relevant sector.

It is considered one of the perfect courses in the UK that can help students/learners to get familiar with the topic and gain necessary skills to perform well in this field. We have packed Ultimate Personal Development Course: Physical, Mental, Psychic & Spiritual into 53 modules for teaching you everything you need to become successful in this profession.

To provide you ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 22 hours, 45 minutes and it is also possible to study at your own pace.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Churchill Square Training And Development

It is essential to understand how to write reports and proposals that get read. We write reports in a range of formats and a variety of purposes. Whether you need to repo ... [+]

Course Summary

It is essential to understand how to write reports and proposals that get read. We write reports in a range of formats and a variety of purposes. Whether you need to report on a product analysis, inventory, feasibility studies, or something else, report writing is a skill you will use again and again. Having a method to prepare these documents will help you be as efficient as possible with the task. This course will build on a solid base of writing skills to present information in formal, informal, and proposal styles.

Participants should complete Velsoft’s Business Writing That Works course before taking this workshop.

What students learn Prepare reports and ... [-]
United Kingdom Portsmouth
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Online
Oplex Careers

This Learning English GCSE Course will provide learners with a fantastic insight into learning key skills to prepare for studying their English Language and Literacy GCSE ... [+]

Apply Now for Summer 2017

This Learning English GCSE Course will provide learners with a fantastic insight into learning key skills to prepare for studying their English Language and Literacy GCSE’s. Covering aspects of poetry, fictional writing, non-fictional writing, transactional writing. Whether you are in a position where you need to your GCSE in English and not sure where to start, or are wanting to work in this field and need the confidence to study your course, or simply want to gain new skills, this course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £24.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 90 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 12-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
UK Open College

This course covers the brand new spec introduced in September 2015. UK Open College is pleased to offer the opportunity to study A-level English Language and Literature a ... [+]

This course covers the brand new spec introduced in September 2015. UK Open College is pleased to offer the opportunity to study A-level English Language and Literature as specified by Edexcel. The A-level aims to encourage candidates:

To use integrated linguistic and literary approaches in their reading and interpretation of texts; To engage creatively and independently with a wide range of spoken, written and multimodal texts, exploring the relationship between texts; To undertake independent and sustained studies to develop their skills as producers and interpreters of language Qualification: A Level English Literature & English (9ELO) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes Awarding Body: Edexcel Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades Syllabus ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
700 hours
Online