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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

The Phanerozoic Begins

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 64 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
1.1 Vertebrate Origins22m
1.2 Vertebrate Environments23m
1.3 Diversity of Early Vertebrate Life15m
6 readings
Instructional Staff10m
Meet Your Presenter: Scott Persons10m
Course Glossary10m
Acknowledgements10m
Interactive Learning Objects10m
Lesson 1 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Learning to Swim

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 53 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.2 Early Fish Types & Anatomy - Part 121m
2.2 Early Fish Types & Anatomy - Part 216m
1 reading
Lesson 2 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Learning to Bite

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.1 Evolution of Jaws - Part 215m
3.2 Placoderms21m
1 reading
Lesson 3 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Learning to Walk

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.2 The Lobe-Finned Fishes18m
4.3 Primitive Tetrapods16m
1 reading
Lesson 4 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Assessment (Graded)30m

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