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Approx. 5 hours to complete
English

What you will 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

Skills you will gain

Animal welfareSociological concepts
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Beginner Level
Approx. 5 hours to complete
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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Thinking with Animals

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Close Relationships

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 20 min)
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

The Dark Side

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min)
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Wild(life) Encounters

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz

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