Explore culture, arts, history, philosophy and other things that make us human.  Courses help you become a better reader, thinker and unlock your own creativity.

This online course by the University of east Anglia on Future Learn,  explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting.  With many now taking to film and video presentations, understanding effective screenplay is essential.

From ABRSM on Future Learn. On this music teacher training course, you will learn to assess your current teaching strategies and look at new ways to engage your students during their lessons.

From the Open University in collaboration with the British Museum, this Open learn course explores the fascinating history and meaning of ancient paintings from Egypt, focusing on 11 pieces, which have been in the museum since 1820. The course is over 5 weeks. Free statement of participation available.

Written by Sharon Goodman, Philip Seargeant and Jackie Tuck from the Open University’s School of Language and Applied Linguistics, in this Open Learn course you will learn how children’s books use words and pictures together in remarkably sophisticated ways to communicate both to young and older readers, drawing on examples from the classics.

From California Institute of the Arts on Coursera, this course will teach you the fundamental principles of graphic design: imagemaking, typography, composition, working with color and shape... foundational skills that are common in all areas of graphic design practice.

From the Museum of Modern Art on Coursera, this course aims to address the gap between seeing and truly understanding photographs by introducing a diversity of ideas, approaches, and technologies that inform their making.