Mar 24, 2018
Helpful and insightful. I try to learn as much about witchcraft and all religions as I can. The first set of videos were well lit and well read. I recommend this for anyone who wants to learn more.
Jul 06, 2017
When i read the title of this course, i could not imagine what it is about. So i took it. It's a great course, with different perspectives and with a really clear language. Thank you!
創建者 Florencia M•
Aug 07, 2016
Me encant+ó, no espera este tipo de temáticas en cursos impartidos por universidades; fue una grata sorpresa porque me encantan estos temas cuando están dados con seriedad y contenido
Lo único que al ser en inglés se me complico mucho, no tanto las clases en video porque tienen subtítulos, sino las actividades que si o si están en inglés.
El resto impecable, muy interesante y ojalá hayas mas cursos sobre estos temas.
創建者 Isabelle A A•
May 11, 2017
Very interesting course - I enjoyed it immensely. I also liked the assignments, but I would recommend improving the peer-review rubrics (which others have recommended as well). Also, please double-check video transcripts for their accuracy. Thank you for offering Magic in the Middle Ages!
創建者 Michelle I•
Nov 17, 2017
Feb 24, 2018
interesting topic, would be great to have demonstrated more resources during the video and readings for self-study. Great team of scholars! It looks like they had fun doing this. I certainly had fun taking this course.
創建者 Claudia I H•
Apr 27, 2019
It has some very interesting lectures specialy those related to islam, astrology and astronomy.
I found language clear, even when they had a large number of foreign names and words and the idea of using maps and other materials to make easier to understand the concepts is a great idea.
I found too extremely and using fancy or stilted language, so I had to play several times some videos even when using the subtitlles to get a clear idea, bacause the questions are very specific.
I highly recommend to give audio in spanish or truly slow down the speed and kind of language used.
A bit less theorical would be great.
Thank you for sharing this course!
創建者 Siddhi D•
Jun 15, 2019
This was an amazing course that completely changed the way I looked at conceptions of medieval magic and astrology and also, was extremely informative.
創建者 Janet T•
Jun 18, 2019
I enjoyed this course greatly and significantly expanded my knowledge of medieval times and associated magic. I particularly liked that the course included the relationships of magic in Christian, Islamic and Jewish religions.
The lectures were clear and focused and always accompanied by appropriate literature ensuring that they were at the appropriate academic level.
To help with the continuous improvement of the course which you obviously undertake regularly I make the following comments.
It would be useful to include specific clarification of the relationships between
· Miracles and magic.
· The Science of Letters and magic
· Geomancy and magic
I always like to have a rubric presented before I attempt an assessment. This helps you to ensure that the assessment is on target.
I have certainly expanded my knowledge of this discipline and my experience with this course encourages my to do other courses on history.
創建者 Todd P•
Jun 22, 2019
Excellent as an introduction to the subject.
創建者 Maria d H•
Jun 23, 2019
One of the first courses I've done for a while. I really liked it! It gives some interesting facts that I can impress my friends with.
創建者 James J•
Jul 04, 2019
This course was good. I learned some things beyond a highschool education. I wish that it went more into the actual spells cast in medieval times. However, this is a history class, and it mentioned the key characters and key events that changed how magic was viewed.
創建者 Maitreyi S•
Jul 15, 2019
I had so much fun in this course. It catered to my interests and peaked my curiosity at the same time. I'm grateful to all the teachers for providing us with such brilliant works and for their painstaking efforts, providing us with so much knowledge and wisdom. Thank you so much for this wonderful journey.
創建者 kate m•
Jul 29, 2019
The information was really interesting, but at times it was difficult to understand what the instructors were saying.
創建者 Ben G•
Sep 02, 2019
Very interesting topic material covered in great depth. Only comment is that there could be more visual aid during the presentations but overall definitely worth doing.
創建者 Eric T M P G•
Jan 25, 2017
Overall a good course, with a section on Islam and Magic that felt very well elaborated. All peer graded exercises however were poorly designed and had awful correction criteria.
創建者 Deleted A•
Jul 25, 2017
The video quality needs improvement and some terms students are not familiar with might be better understood with more explanation.
創建者 Jason B•
Jan 29, 2017
Certain aspects of the course could be improved, particularly in the way the material is presented. There could also be more focus on what is important rather than unnecessary etymologies and listing of names which doesn't add to any conceptual understanding. That time could rather be used to go into more depth with some of the practices.
創建者 Pablo S S•
Sep 25, 2016
It is a very interesting course, but in the beginning it may seem a bit disorganised and slow. The best part, for me, was the week 4, about magic in Islam. The topic was fascinating and the teachers presented a perfect lecture, a great balance between deep but easy to follow.
創建者 Jacki T•
Oct 29, 2018
Interesting info but speakers give very disjointed lectures and don't give background on a lot of new terms so its very hard to understand.
創建者 Richard M•
Jan 26, 2017
Could have more detail. This course feels rushed and skims over a lot of things without detailed explanation. The quizzes and peer assessments are poorly worded and confusing. Week 4 was excellent, Prof. Godefroid de Callatay's lectures about Magic in Islam were very well delivered and informative.
創建者 Elisabetta S G•
Apr 02, 2018
I found this course a little bit superficial, at least for the Spanish part. In my opinion some lessons are like a big introduction that has never come up to treat the subject in depth. Maybe I had a too high expectation but it is an university course and the title "Magic in the middle age" is so, so, attractive. Anyway my advice is: before pay for this course, follow the lessons as an auditor.
Sorry for my english and hope my review could be useful for someone.
創建者 Stephanie V•
Jul 17, 2017
This course provided interesting information in the video clips. However, there was limited discussion in the forums when I studied on this course. It would also have been nice to see more involvement in the forums by the course organisers. As it was, the students seem to have been left very much on their own with only a handful of moderators doing their best to help as they could.
創建者 Alice Z•
Feb 26, 2018
quizzes were thoughtful
peer work not so much
audio was poor
content without context of era
創建者 Olivia H•
Oct 20, 2016
I feel there are many more topics to discuss for this course. I also feel that the topics discussed could be examined in further detail and at a slower pace. And there were times when the speaker was quiet or the microphone didn't work properly and I had a difficult time hearing what was being talked about.
創建者 Hyunsook K•
Sep 30, 2016
The female lecture's speech is so fast and unclear, even though the subject itself is very interesting but I have to leave this class.