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A Brief History of Classical Education

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  1. Lessons
    Lesson 1: Classical and Medieval Ideas of Leisure and Learning (Preview Content)
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Lesson 2: The History of American Education (Preview Content)
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Lesson 3: Education in the Medieval World
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Lesson 4: The History of Ancient Education
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Lesson 5: Leisure and the Beautiful
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Lesson 6: Aristotle and Classical Education
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Lesson 7: Aristotle and Classical Education—Continued
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Lesson 8: Aristotle and Classical Education—Continued
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  9. Lesson 9: Plato and Classical Education
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  10. Lesson 10: Plato and Classical Education—Continued
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  11. Lesson 11: Summary and Conclusion
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  12. Discussions
    Discussion 1: Scholé (Leisure) and Classical Education
    1 Quiz
  13. Discussion 2: The True, Good, and Beautiful in Classical Education
  14. Discussion 3: American and Classical Education Compared
  15. Discussion 4: Vocational Training and Classical Education
    1 Quiz
  16. Discussion 5: Classical Education and the "Yearning for Being"
  17. Discussion 6: Univ. of Dallas Grad Program for Classical Teachers
  18. End of Course Test
    End of Course Test: Brief History of Classical Education
    1 Quiz
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Lesson 1: Classical and Medieval Ideas of Leisure and Learning (Preview Content)

This is the first presentation Dr. Matthew Post introduces the course, A Brief History of Classical Education. Dr. Post explains Classical and Medieval ideas of Scholé and the relationship of Scholé with the transcendentals (truth, goodness, and beauty), especially the beautiful. Also, he gives an introductory definition of what classical education truly is and is not.