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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Week 1: Course Overview and the 9/11 Attacks

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 36 min), 4 readings
3 videos
Understanding 9/113m
What Happened Here18m
4 readings
Course Overview10m
Assessments and Grading10m
Discussion Forums10m
Week 1: Required Reading10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Week 2: What is Terrorism?

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading
8 videos
War vs. Crime17m
Online Resource Search - Catherine Shreve4m
How to Write a Policy Memo - Overview10m
How to Write a Policy Memo - Heading and Background7m
How to Write a Policy Memo - Analysis and Summary5m
How to Write a Policy Memo - Revision2m
How to Write a Policy Memo - Proofread2m
1 reading
Week 2: Required Reading10m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3: A Primer on Islam

2 hours to complete
13 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading
13 videos
Early Muslim Civilization9m
What Muslims Believe8m
The Core Practices of Islam6m
What is Shariah Law11m
Shariah and the Rule of Law5m
What is Jihad'?6m
The Sword Verses7m
Osama bin Laden’s Use of Religion4m
Women in Islam8m
Women, Islam, & Culture5m
The Muslim-American Experience Post 9/11- Part 18m
The Muslim-American Experience Post 9/11 - Part 25m
1 reading
Week 3: Required Reading10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: The al Qai'da Ideology

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 87 min), 1 reading
9 videos
Biography of Sayyid Qutb10m
Qutb’s Milestones and a Muslim Revival8m
Qutb and Jihad8m
Roots of al Qaeda14m
Osama Bin Laden’s Ideology12m
Terminology: What Is Islamism?7m
Elements of the al Qai’da Ideology4m
Flaws in the al Qai’da Ideology4m
1 reading
Week 4: Required Reading10m

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