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Course SummaryThis course includes short video lessons, quizzes and chapter tests that can supplement what you've been learning about in your humanities class. Use these resources to increase your understanding of the social sciences, including anthropology, education and psychology.
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About This Course
Social science is a broad field of study that encompasses several disciplines. Wade into it with lessons that can help you take an in-depth look at some of the issues associated with counseling, psychology, anthropology, education and a whole lot more. You can also identify key vocabulary terms used in each of these fields.
The entertaining videos and self-assessment quizzes can be viewed individually or used to supplement our full-length courses. Topics of discussion include:
Study population genetics and DNA replication. Take a closer look at art and religion in ancient civilizations, the dispersal of human culture and the archaeological research methods used to study early humans. You can examine additional topics with our anthropology course.
Get extra instruction on methods for preparing and delivering informative, persuasive and special occasion speeches. You can also learn how to effectively use communications technology in the workplace before tackling our full-length communications courses.
Re-examine various theoretical approaches to counseling, and delve into issues associated with school, marriage and family, mental health and substance abuse counseling. Our counseling course is also available if you'd like to learn more.
Familiarize yourself with key developments in the history of education in the U.S. Examine landmark court cases alongside prevalent educational philosophies to supplement topics covered in our education course.
Once you've completed our human cultural geography course, check out these lessons on the processes involved in the formation of mountains, volcanoes and other landforms. You can also explore the relationships between human populations, geographical features and the environment.
Continue your investigation of the roles political parties and interest groups play in a democracy. Improve your understanding of the powers granted to the legislative, executive and judicial branches, and study the various types of domestic and foreign policy. Additional topics are covered in our political science course.
Explore influences on human behavior, growth and development. Take a closer look at research methods used to study educational, abnormal, developmental and social psychology. If you're interested in learning more, consider the full-length psychology courses we have to offer.
Study topics of interest to sociologists, such as the influence of economics, race, ethnicity, gender and sex in society. You can also examine the physiological, social and psychological changes associated with aging before taking on one of our sociology courses.
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