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Environmental studies: Climate Change
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Climate Change, speakers give talks that boldly illuminate the nature and scale of current-day climate science, policy and ethics. They explore the economics and psychology of individual and collective action — or inaction — on climate change in order to assess the costs of our choices and opportunities for change. Relevant areas of interest, study and coursework include: ecology, atmospheric science, oceanography, glaciology, energy development, environmental policy, science in the media, political science, ethics, sociology, behavioral psychology and cultural studies.

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Atmospheric Science
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TED
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Author:
Kanmani Venkateswaran
Maxwell Boykoff
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Evolution: What Makes us Human?
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. in What Makes Us Human?, TED speakers tackle humanity’s oldest and deepest questions by playing with primates, excavating ancient remains, and DNA-mapping family trees. Explore how the next chapters of our own evolutionary story will be written thanks to new technologies that trace our origin. 

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Life Science
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TED
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Author:
James Calcagno
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Government and politics: Cyber-Influence and Power
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Cyber-Influence and Power, activists, academics and statesmen come together at TED to delve into new ideas about how power and influence come about in the digital age. With them, we'll consider how communications technology is fueling transnational organizations and movements with inspiring and disturbing effects. 

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Communication
Political Science
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Christy R. Stevens
Patricia J. Campbell
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Management: Leading Wisely
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Leading Wisely, speakers share powerful insights about leaders across a wide range of fields and domains who inspire great results from their teams. Great management in a turbulent global economy has never been so important. Relevant areas of interest, study and coursework include: 

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Management
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Cary Cooper
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Marine biology: The Deep Ocean
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In The Deep Ocean, aquatic explorers take the TED stage to share what they've seen in the abyss of Earth's last frontier: the deep ocean, home to massive underwater mountains and valleys, giant smoking chimneys and an amazing array of animals.

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Oceanography
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Alex Rogers
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Media and journalism: Covering World News
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections – supplemented by rich educational materials – for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Covering World News, media executives, journalists and authors explore how our ability to understand and participate in a global society is helped or hindered by Western media coverage of world events. As technology and a tough economy change the way mainstream media companies do business, will international news be an albatross or an asset?

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Communication
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Jairo Luco-Ocando
John Steel
Martin Conboy
Scott Eldridge
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Medicine: Rethinking Cancer
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. The speakers in Rethinking Cancer give the talk of their lives about the prevention, detection and treatment of one of the leading causes of death worldwide: cancer. In this course, you’ll question fundamental concepts about what cancer is and rethink how cancer research should be conducted.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Paul Moss
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Neuroscience: Mapping and Manipulating the Brain
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Mapping and Manipulating the Brain, explore the human brain's 100 billion neurons and 100 trillion connections among them, and learn how neuroscientists are using an array of techniques to chart — and in some cases, change — this amazing organ.

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Anatomy/Physiology
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
David Price
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Physics: The Edge of Knowledge
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. The Edge of Knowledge explores the fascinating implications of some of science's most perplexing theories: quantum mechanics, general relativity and attempts to unify them. Learn how scientists combine sophisticated mathematics and ambitious experimentation like CERN’s Large Hadron Collider to advance our understanding of the universe.

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Physics
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Jeff Forshaw
Peter Millington
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Psychology: Understanding Happiness
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Understanding Happiness, expert explorers of the mind chart our understanding of how happiness is created and cultivated. Their insights challenge our most basic cultural, political and economic assumptions and are transforming the field of psychology.

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Psychology
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TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Cary Cooper
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Statistics: Visualizing Data
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Visualizing Data, TED speakers shake up statistics with elegant, dynamic representations that make mountains of data comprehensible — and even exciting. Learn how to visualize data and present complicated statistics in elegant and captivating ways. Relevant areas of interest, study and coursework include: information design, demography, statistical literacy, economics, sociology, media studies, linguistics, meteorology and computer science.

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Statistics and Probability
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Provider:
TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Dennis Lock
Eric Lock
Kari Lock Morgan
Patti Frazier Lock
Robin Lock
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Sustainable consumption: Reworking the Western Diet
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Reworking the Western Diet, speakers examine how that diet — processed, high in refined sugars, and heavy in corn, soy, meat and dairy — is making us and the environment sick. These TED Talks blaze the trail to sustainable farming and a more sensible diet. 

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Nutrition
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Provider:
TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Allison Mountjoy
Amy Bentley
Boaz Hillebrand
Michael Bulger
Stephanie Rogus
Date Added:
01/06/2017
Urban planning: Ecofying Cities
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TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Ecofying Cities, speakers reveal ideas about sustainable development (and redevelopment) that aren't all about setting limits, going without or preparing for the worst. Rather, they find solutions in resourceful, hopeful, beautiful communities.

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Architecture and Design
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Provider:
TED
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TED Studies
Author:
Andy van den Dobbelsteen
Pierre Filion
Terri Peters
Date Added:
01/06/2017