University of Colorado Boulder

Animals, Self, and Society

This course is part of Animals and Society Specialization

Taught in English

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Leslie Irvine

Instructor: Leslie Irvine

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how animals serve as symbols and metaphors in the media

  • Summarize the practices and interactions that allow for human-animal relationships

  • Identify the major factors that lead to animal abuse

  • Represent instances of human-wildlife conflict

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(115 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
5 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module, you will gain an understanding of how we socially construct animals.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz3 discussion prompts

In this module, you will examine the interaction between humans and the animals we consider pets.

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3 videos2 discussion prompts

In this module, you will investigate the process of defining animal abuse and its relationship with other aspects of society.

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3 videos1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In this module, you will explore key questions about the interactions between humans and wild animals.

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4 videos1 reading1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.7 (42 ratings)
Leslie Irvine
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses6,950 learners

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