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Top Online Courses in Humanities Studies 2019 in North America

Humanities and Social Sciences is a varied field of study that may prepare students for a wide variety of careers in a huge array of industries. Those who wish to work in social services, education or any career involving the arts may benefit from focusing on this area.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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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
Of Course Learning

Discover the World’s Fastest Reader’s secrets for doubling your reading speed whilst boosting comprehension. Get through your summer reading list in next to n ... [+]

Discover the World’s Fastest Reader’s secrets for doubling your reading speed whilst boosting comprehension. Get through your summer reading list in next to no time with this speed reading course! Howard Berg’s claim to fame began with the 1990 Guinness Book of World Records, in which he was first recognized as the world’s fastest reader with an incredible speed of 25,000 words in a single minute. In this course, he reveals his secrets and will help you to double your reading speed. Having appeared on over 1,100 radio and television shows, you will be learning from the best in the business. If you’ve ever wanted to be able to consume information as quickly and efficiently as Mike Ross in Suits, then we look forward to seeing you on the inside!... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Of Course Learning

If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start and a great source of income. This course, led by author Jane Bettany, will show you how to fi ... [+]

If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start and a great source of income.

This course, led by author Jane Bettany, will show you how to find ideas, put your stories together and how to submit them to an editor. We will cover essential elements of story writing such as plot and structure, dialogue, characterization, setting, tense, viewpoint and so much more!

There are downloadable writing exercises, a list of current short story markets, lecture handouts and short stories themselves.

Finally, we will cover editing – one of the most important parts of the writing process. This comes with tips on proofreading, preparing and submitting your manuscript.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Of Course Learning

Did you always hate vocab tests at school? Do you wish that you could remember simple words and phrases when you’re on holiday abroad? With this course, you will be able ... [+]

Did you always hate vocab tests at school? Do you wish that you could remember simple words and phrases when you’re on holiday abroad? With this course, you will be able to memorize any vocab you like, wherever you are!

Well, now you can! With this course, you will be introduced to a new form of memorization for any language. Following Anthony Metivier’s Magnetic Memory Method will mean that you are able to recall huge amounts of information with incredible ease

Highlights Enjoy better holidays with more enriching cultural experiences Become more employable Be able to read foreign websites and newspapers Let your mind become more creative and capable of thinking in new and ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Of Course Learning

This course is for ordinary people like me who don’t have a writing background, but who wanted to publish their ebook and make money on Amazon! Do you want to earn extra ... [+]

This course is for ordinary people like me who don’t have a writing background, but who wanted to publish their own ebook and make money on Amazon!

Do you want to earn extra passive income?

Do you want to be the best selling author on Amazon?

Do you want to make money doing what you love?

This course is full of easy to follow lessons that will get you book idea on to the best seller list extremely quickly.

My first two books were #1 in the Amazon Rankings for:

Business & Money Education & Teaching Small Business & Entrepreneurship Home-Based Businesses Schools & Teaching Distance & Online Learning If I can do it, then so can you... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Of Course Learning

If you could never understand the difference between a colon and a semicolon or between their and there and they’re, then this is the course for you! We’ll take a fresh l ... [+]

If you could never understand the difference between a colon and a semicolon or between their and there and they're, then this is the course for you!

We’ll take a fresh look at all the things you’ve forgotten or never understood at school so that you can write emails and messages with the confidence that you will be right (or should that write?!).

There’s nothing worse than being told you have spelling or grammar mistakes on your CV or in an important presentation or an email to a big client. Together, we’ll put all those worries to bed.

Highlights Punctuation – when to use a comma or a colon Apostrophes and other marks All things grammar from nouns to adverbs ... [-]
USA USA Online United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Columbia College Chicago Online

There’s a story inside you waiting to be told, and in this introductory creative writing course, you’ll nurture the skills to express your story and find a receptive audi ... [+]

INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING Overview

There’s a story inside you waiting to be told, and in this introductory creative writing course, you’ll nurture the skills to express your story and find a receptive audience. By exploring multiple genres and forms of writing, you’ll cultivate your personal writing style while receiving constructive feedback from fellow writers, including a published, award-winning author and public speaker.

Become proficient in the foundations of fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry and carve out your niche. Get publishing advice from faculty who have created, promoted and profited from their work. Provide and receive individualized feedback in a relaxed online classroom setting. Expand your writing skills on your schedule and learn how to translate them into career opportunities. ... [-]
USA USA Online
June 2019
8 weeks
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
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
Israel Institute of Biblical Studies

Biblical Greek is a two-level course through which you will learn to master Greek letters and ancient Greek syntax and learn how translations over the centuries have chan ... [+]

Biblical Greek is a two-level course through which you will learn to master Greek letters and ancient Greek syntax and learn how translations over the centuries have changed the true meaning of texts in the New Testament.

Beginner

Read the Holy Bible as it was originally written and discover the true meaning of each word. Learn Biblical Greek and gain a deeper understanding of the New Testament.

Improved

Read the Holy Bible as it was originally written and discover the true meaning of each word. Learn Biblical Greek and gain a deeper understanding of the New Testament.

Over the course of the semester, students will learn Biblical Greek by reading scriptures from the New Testament in their original language and translating them with their teacher.... [-]

Israel Israel Online USA USA Online
November 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.

... [-]
Israel Israel Online USA USA Online
October 2019
Part-time
9 months
Online