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Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

22%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 20 hours to complete
English

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Wesleyan University

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Prehistory to Homer

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 96 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Minoan Civilization (ca. 1800-1500 BCE)18m
Mycenaean Civilization (ca. 1500-1150 BCE)14m
The Dark Ages (ca. 1150-800 BCE)14m
Homer 1 - Iliad17m
Homer 2 - Odyssey19m
2 readings
Reading Assignment 110m
Reading Assignment 210m
1 practice exercise
Prehistory to Homer30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The Archaic Age (ca. 800-500 BCE)

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 78 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
"The Greeks Overseas": Colonization13m
Literacy, Lawgivers and Law Codes11m
The Works of Ares - Hoplite Warfare12m
New Voices, the Lyric Poets14m
Hesiod: Gods and Farmers12m
6 readings
Reading Assignment 110m
Reading Assignment 210m
Reading Assignment 310m
Reading Assignment 410m
Reading Assignment 510m
Reading Assignment 610m
1 practice exercise
The Archaic Age30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Two City-States: Sparta and Athens

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 94 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Sparta 2 - Consolidation and the Spartan Way of Life19m
Tyrants and Sages15m
Athens 1 - The Social and Economic Situation Through 600 BCE13m
Athens 2 - Solon: Poetry, Politics and Economics17m
Athens 3 - Peisistratos: Tyranny and Civic Identity13m
4 readings
Reading Assignment 110m
Reading Assignment 210m
Reading Assignment 310m
Reading Assignment 410m
1 practice exercise
Two City-States: Sparta and Athens30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Democracy. The Persian Wars

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 86 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Reforms of Kleisthenes15m
Herodotus and the Creation of Historical Writing19m
Persian Wars 1 - From the Ionian Revolt (499-494 BCE) to the Battle of Marathon (490 BCE)15m
"Wooden Walls": Themistocles and the Athenian fleet11m
Persian Wars 2 - Endgame - to the Battles of Thermopylae and Salamis (480 BCE) and Plataea (479 BCE)12m
6 readings
Reading Assignment 110m
Reading Assignment 210m
Reading Assignment 310m
Reading Assignment 410m
Reading Assignment 510m
Reading Assignment 610m
1 practice exercise
Democracy. The Persian Wars30m

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