Staff Training Media

Need to build your training hours? Need help with some of your class reports? Pursuing personal higher education interest? Take a look at the Great Courses DVD/CD series in the library. The Great Courses is an intellectually engaging series of video and audio courses led by the world’s best professors and experts in diverse fields such as philosophy, history, literature, science, and the arts. The library has a large collection of videos from the series designed to meet the powerful demand for lifelong learning. The library also has videos from other collections covering a large range of personal and educational development topics.

Get an idea of the subjects covered by “Great Courses”  from these YouTube trailers:

Here is a list of titles currently available:

  • Understanding the Human Body
  • Understanding Investments
  • Art of  Public Speaking:  Lessons from the Greatest Speeches in History
    Strategic Thinking Skills
  • Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills
  • Transformational Leadership: How Leaders Change Teams, Companies and Organizations
  • Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently is Your Greatest Asset
  • How We Learn Vol. 1 and 2
  • Fundamentals of Photography
  • Physiology and Fitness
  • History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective
  • World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History
  • Lost Christianities: Christian Scriptures and the Battles over Authentication. 2 vols.
  • World War I: The “Great War”
  • World War II: A Military and Social History
  • Earth’s Changing Climate
  • History of Hitler’s Empire, 2nd Edition
  • Modern Economic Issues
  • Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer’s Craft
  • Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2ed
  • From Monet to Van Gogh: A History of Impressionism
  • Buddhism
  • History of the United States, 2ed
  • Optimizing Brain Fitness
  • Art of Critical Decision Making
  • Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything
  • Art of Teaching: Best Practices from a Master Educator
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Art of Conflict Management: Achieving Solutions for Life, Work and Beyond
  • Games People Play: Game Theory in Life, Business and Beyond
  • Understanding the Fundamentals of Music
  • Secrets of Mental Math
  • Lifelong Health: Achieving Optimum Well-Being at Any Age
  • Great Ideas of Philosophy 2Ed.
  • History of European Art
  • Story of Human Language
  • New Testament/Old Testament
  • Joy of Mathematics
  • Our Night Sky
  • Nutrition Made Clear
  • How to Become a Superstar Student 2ed
  • Practical Mindfulness
  • Lost Christianities
  • Art of Reading
  • Foundations of Western Civilization
  • Stress and Your Body
  • Meaning from Data
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament