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Learner Career Outcomes

45%

started a new career after completing these courses

32%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

12%

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.
Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

11 minutes to complete

Course Information

11 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading
1 reading
FAQs10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

The Paradox of a Best Friend That Evolved From Our Worst Enemy

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 41 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
The Paradoxical Canine8m
Cognition Defined10m
Dognition, Part 16m
Dognition, Part 26m
4 readings
Introduction Slide10m
The Paradoxical Canines: Lecture Slides10m
What is Cognition: Lecture Slides10m
Dognition: Lecture Slides10m
4 practice exercises
Review: The Paradoxical Canine30m
Review: Cognition Defined30m
Review: Dognition30m
Module Quiz: Cognition Through the Ages30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

How Biology Studies Cognitive Evolution

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 67 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
10 videos
Why Experiments, Part 28m
Why Experiments, Part 33m
Ecological Approach to Evolution, Part 18m
Ecological Approach to Evolution, Part 28m
Ecological Approach to Cognition, Part 17m
Ecological Approach to Cognition, Part 28m
Theory of Mind, Part 14m
Theory of Mind, Part 25m
Theory of Mind, Part 35m
4 readings
Why Experiments: Lecture Slides10m
Ecological Approach to Evolution: Lecture Slides10m
Ecological Approach to Cognition: Lecture Slides10m
Theory of Mind: Lecture Slides10m
5 practice exercises
Review: Why Experiments?30m
Review: Ecological Approach to Evolution30m
Review: Ecological Approach to Cognition30m
Review: Theory of Mind30m
Module Quiz: How Biology Studies Cognitive Evolution30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Dogs Are Cognitively Remarkable

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
Communicative Intentions, Part 27m
Communicative Intentions, Part 37m
Origins of Dog Sociality, Part 16m
Origins of Dog Sociality, Part 25m
2 readings
Communicative Intentions: Lecture Slides10m
Origins of Dog Sociality: Lecture Slides10m
3 practice exercises
Review: Communicative Intentions30m
Review: Origins of Dog Social Cognition30m
Module Quiz: Dogs are Cognitively Remarkable30m

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