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English
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Learner Career Outcomes

57%

started a new career after completing these courses

43%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Algae Basics

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 42 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
What are Algae?9m
Macroalgae (Seaweed) Historical Utilization10m
The Evolution and Diversity of Algae7m
Algae as a Photosynthetic Organism12m
4 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 practice exercise
Algae Basics Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Algal Diversity

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 60 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Red Algae10m
Brown Algae and Diatoms12m
Macroalgae (Seaweed)15m
Cyanobacteria12m
5 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 practice exercise
Algae Diversity Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Algal Ecology

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 46 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Algae Predators, Pests, and Pathogens17m
Algal Predators, Pest, and Pathogens II: Detection and Control11m
3 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 practice exercise
Algal Ecology Quiz18m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Algae Biomanufacturing Part 1

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 50 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Production of Phototrophic Microalgae11m
Production of Heterotrophic Microalgae14m
Macroalgae (Seaweed) Farming14m
4 readings
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
Learning Objectives10m
1 practice exercise
Algae Biomanufacturing Part 1 Quiz30m

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