Created by:   Duke University

  • Jennifer Carbrey

    Taught by:    Jennifer Carbrey, Assistant Research Professor

    Department of Cell Biology

  • Emma Jakoi

    Taught by:    Emma Jakoi, Associate Research Professor

    Department of Cell Biology

Commitment22 hours of videos and assessments
Language
English, Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified)
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
4.7 stars
Average User Rating 4.7See what learners said
Syllabus

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Coursework
Coursework

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Duke University
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Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 1,073 ratings

very good really had to work through the material and was good recap of subject that I leARNED A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO. I liked that I could purchase the suebook for a reasonable price.

Fantastic course! Excellent professors, complex subjects but very well presented. The accompanying ebook is indispensible and a great deal for $5. Exam questions are fair. I really enjoyed this process, thanks.

Truly a very worthwhile course. It fills knowledge to the brim. :) This helps me understands the minute processes in my body. Excellent! :)

Overall the course was very helpful and I was able to understand it without prior knowledge (except for my high school biology class). All the case studies examples often helped to understand the problem further and I appreciated all of the graphic content that was crucial for imagining the ways the systems work. I finally understood some of those things, that are just sort of "known" as for example why contraceptives might be bad for women, or how could drinking too much water actually kill someone.

I was a little bit disappointed with all the gramatical mistakes in presentations and many mistakes in english subtitles that were provided (in names of organ parts/hormones etc.) ow switching the names of certain hormones/parts in spoken language, which often made it harder to understand or connect something. Furthermore some of the quiz/test questions were more like "just guess it" or up to the student to research the problem further, which is fine but it kinda disrupts the quizzing process.

Many thanks to both great teachers that have put this course together, it's definitely worth enrolling in!