The Cinematographer: Crash Course Film Production #8

3 days ago

Who takes the pictures in a movie? Who is responsible for making a movie look good, or creating meaning with light and shadow, or make an action scene clear ...

Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32

4 days ago

Today we're going to talk about hackers and their strategies for breaking into computer systems. Now, not all hackers are are malicious cybercriminals intent on ...

Changes to our Patreon

6 days ago

https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Just an update on what you can find on Patreon and why some of the changes are happening. DFTBA!

Economic Systems & the Labor Market: Crash Course Sociology #29

6 days ago

This week we'll see how economies can be broken down into the primary, secondary, and tertiary sectors. We'll look at the three stages of economic revolution ...

Herakles. Or Hercules. A Problematic Hero: Crash Course World Mythology #30

1 week ago

This week, Mike Rugnetta re-introduces Herakles, the strong man of Greek and Roman myth. Strongman with a darkside, that is. You'll learn about Herakles' 10 ...

Cybersecurity: Crash Course Computer Science #31

2 weeks ago

Cybersecurity is a set of techniques to protect the secrecy, integrity, and availability of computer systems and data against threats. In today's episode, we're ...

Exercise: Crash Course Study Skills #10

2 weeks ago

We're finally to the end of our time together here on Crash Course Study Skills, so this week we're taking a more holistic approach to being the best learner you ...

Theories of Global Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #28

2 weeks ago

Today we'll discuss two theories of global stratification. First, we'll go over modernization theory and Walt Rostow's Four Stages of Modernization. Next, we'll ...

The Mwindo Epic: Crash Course World Mythology #29

2 weeks ago

In which Mike Rugnetta teaches you about the hero of The Congo, Mwindo! Mike will tell you the stories of Mwindo's birth, his many deaths, and his evolution ...

Producers: Crash Course Film Production #6

2 weeks ago

So... what do Producers even do? It's a hard question to answer because there are so many different kinds of producers on a movie. In this episode of Crash ...

Papers & Essays: Crash Course Study Skills #9

3 weeks ago

Writing research papers is an essential skill in your career as a student, and this week we're going to help you do that like a pro. From figuring out where to begin ...

The Internet: Crash Course Computer Science #29

1 month ago

Today, we're going to talk about how the Internet works. Specifically, how that stream of characters you punch into your browser's address bar, like ...

Procrastination: Crash Course Study Skills #6

1 month ago

You're on YouTube right now, but you should probably be studying or writing that research paper. But as long as you're here, we're going to help you figure out ...

Focus & Concentration: Crash Course Study Skills #5

2 months ago

Sign up for your FREE trial of The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/PhPe30egcrb Have you ever noticed how easy it is to get distracted while studying ...

Planning & Organization: Crash Course Study Skills #4

2 months ago

The best way to make sure you're making the most of the time you have is to start off well organized. This week we're talking about planning and organizational ...

Memory: Crash Course Study Skills #3

2 months ago

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Reading Assignments: Crash Course Study Skills #2

2 months ago

Leaving the bookstore at the beginning of the semester you're probably wondering how the heck you're going to get through all of that reading. Today we're ...

Taking Notes: Crash Course Study Skills #1

2 months ago

The first step in honing your new study skills is to take better notes. This week Thomas will tell you everything you need to know to come to class prepared and ...

Crash Course Study Skills Preview

3 months ago

Welcome to Crash Course Study Skills! Over the next 10 weeks, Thomas Frank is going to help you learn to be a better student. We'll go over study tips, note ...

The Golden Age of Hollywood: Crash Course Film History #11

4 months ago

It's time for the glitz and the glamour of big motion pictures that helped keep American spirits up during and after the Great Depression. Sound was a huge ...

Software Engineering: Crash Course Computer Science #16

4 months ago

Today, we're going to talk about how HUGE programs with millions of lines of code like Microsoft Office are built. Programs like these are way too complicated for ...