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About the Course

Paleontology: Early Vertebrate Evolution is a four-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of the origin of vertebrates. Students will explore the diversity of Palaeozoic lineages within a phylogenetic and evolutionary framework. This course examines the evolution of major vertebrate novelties including the origin of fins, jaws, and tetrapod limbs. Students also explore key Canadian fossil localities, including the Burgess Shale (British Columbia), Miguasha (Quebec), and Man On The Hill (Northwest Territories). Watch a preview of the course here: https://uofa.ualberta.ca/courses/paleontology-vertebrate-evolution...

Top reviews

TO
Jun 20, 2016

WOW, I learned a lot form this and it was fairly educational but not overwhelming or difficult. This instructor really gets the points across without being to easy or hard. A very good class.

JC
Mar 2, 2018

Celebrate your inner fish as you swim along with this awesome course charting our earliest ancestors. Very well constructed and delivered once again by the team at the University of Alberta.

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By Mia P

Jan 24, 2020

really well covered and informed course, the pace is nice and easy to work with.

By Fernando R E

Jul 14, 2016

Very light and comprehensive content. The geology part is pretty well explained!

By Elena M

May 24, 2016

Very interesting and well presented! Wish I lived closer to Alberta, Canada!!

By Christian Z

Jul 10, 2016

The topic is interesting and I enjoy the enthusiastic presenters.

Recommended!

By Pat B

Aug 8, 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Looking forward to auditing more of the same.

By James M

May 27, 2018

Excellent course! A goldmine in helping to understand Vertebrate evolution

By Suzan H

Apr 18, 2016

Scott Persons really presents this course to make it interesting. Very nice.

By Walt ( N

Nov 26, 2020

Terrific course, learned more on my favorite subjects, thank you. . . walt.

By Helen M

Jul 21, 2020

UAlberta Paleontology courses are excellent, accessible and well-presented.

By Jason H

Oct 11, 2018

Very informative and easy to follow lectures. I can't wait to learn more!

By Chris B

Apr 1, 2016

Typical of UofA MOOC's, very high quality. Excellent content. Well paced.

By Charles B

Jan 20, 2017

very impressed with quantity and quantity of information made available

By Mirco N

Sep 22, 2016

Very nice , clear, precise, interesting and usefull. Very good speaker!

By Dimas D T S C

May 31, 2016

realy usefull , direct and easy to learn i full recomend this course =D

By Scott Y

Oct 22, 2017

This is the best organized and thought out Coursera course I have done

By Uriel C

Jun 16, 2020

All the informations are really clear. It was nice to learn about it!

By Ariadna V Z

Aug 28, 2016

Es un curso excelente que enseña de una manera muy didáctica y fácil.

By John G

Mar 29, 2020

Very well organized and presented. The effort level was just right.

By Lucas B

Feb 23, 2018

It is a very interesting course about early vertebrates.

I LOVED IT

By matthew b

Aug 16, 2017

Great class! Very informative and the quiz material was challenging.

By Joshua M

Jul 20, 2017

This was a really interesting course which was very well presented.

By S. A V

Jul 12, 2020

Brilliant course, excellent instructor, amazing interactive tools.

By Alexandra D

Sep 23, 2017

Incredibly informative. You won't look at fish the same way again.

By Abhijit p

Jan 24, 2020

your course is awesome . I am so pleased after doing your course

By Melinda M

May 10, 2019

Wonderful Course. Subtitles didn't seem to work on Week 3 and 4.