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Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
6 videos
The Rooseveltian Century5m
Theodore Roosevelt4m
Franklin D. Roosevelt5m
Eleanor Roosevelt5m
Conclusion57s
4 readings
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Tips for studying online5m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
3 practice exercises
TR's Timeline8m
FDR's Timeline10m
ER's Timeline8m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Security

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Theodore Roosevelt3m
Franklin D. Roosevelt4m
Eleanor Roosevelt3m
Conclusion1m
The Website Chat with Michael Cullinane7m
Research Webinar 1: TR5m
1 reading
Transforming Global Governance for the 21st Century, a UNDP Report30m
1 practice exercise
The Rooseveltian Security30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Equality

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Theodore Roosevelt5m
Franklin D. Roosevelt4m
Eleanor Roosevelt3m
Conclusion1m
The Website chat with David Woolner4m
Research Webinar 2: FDR5m
1 reading
Equality and American Democracy, by Danielle Allen30m
1 practice exercise
The Rooseveltian Equality30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Freedom

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 24 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Theodore Roosevelt4m
Franklin D. Roosevelt3m
Eleanor Roosevelt3m
Conclusion1m
The Website Chat with Simon Rofe3m
Research Webinar 3: ER6m
1 reading
Fundamental Freedoms, by Allida Black and Mary Jo Blinker30m
1 practice exercise
The Rooseveltian Freedom30m
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Top reviews from The Rooseveltian Century

By DKSep 3rd 2016

It was wonderful. I learned a lot. I am withdrawing because at age 71, I don't need to be writing research papers but just enjoying myself.

By BSJan 27th 2016

excellent, do it again!\n\nplus have all students watch Ken Burns films on the three Roosevelts!

Instructor

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Giles Scott-Smith

Prof. dr.
History, Faculty of Humanities

About Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge and prepares them for careers both within and outside of academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands, founded in 1575. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis (Bastion of Liberty) - Freedom of spirit, thought and expression. Leiden University has a campus in Leiden and The Hague, with 7 faculties, 47 Bachelor Programmes, 79 Master Programmes and nearly 30,000 students....

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