Tag Archives: The Great Courses

Five on Friday 10

The Spectacular Second Empire 1852-1870 – If I were still in Paris, I would totally go to this exhibit at the musée d’Orsay. The Second Empire marks the reign on Napoleon III, a time of wealth and ostentation, but also tremendous social … Continue reading

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Qui ne continue pas à apprendre

I have a 3 x 5 card on my desk at school with a quotation by Gaston Bachelard that says, “Qui ne continue pas à apprendre est indigne d’enseigner” (key nuh kohn-tin-u pah ah ap-ren-druh et an-dean-yuh dohn-sen-yay), which means … Continue reading

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Formation continue

For years, we’ve been following programs from The Great Courses. They hire the top professors to lecture in their area of passion and they produce them in DVD or CD formats. They have all sorts of options to appeal to … Continue reading

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