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What you will learn

  • Articulate the phases of dental growth and development from childhood to adulthood

  • Identify the phases of bone maturation over the life cycle

  • Synthesize your understanding by applying techniques of measurement and analysis used in forensic cases to restore aspects of personhood

  • Understand topics such as the limitations of forensic anthropology and the application of DNA recovery to skeletal/mummified remains

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Getting Started

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 62 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
1.2. Restoring Personhood11m
1.3. Tools of the Trade7m
1.4. Compared to What? Introduction to Forensic Data10m
Forensic Anthropologist at Work: Jane Weiss13m
6 readings
Welcome to the Course!10m
What is Forensic Anthropology?10m
Course Structure and Resources10m
Personhood: Overview10m
Week 1: Forensic Anthropologist at Work1m
Week 1 Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Bones and Teeth

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 69 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2. How Teeth Grow and Develop12m
2.3. Bone | The Basics10m
2.4. How Bones Grow and Develop19m
Forensic Anthropologist at Work: Matthew Olson14m
3 readings
Bones and Teeth: Overview20m
Week 2: Forensic Anthropologist at Work10m
Week 2 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz2m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3: Forensic Anthropology Tool Kit

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 62 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
3.2. Recovery Process and Case Studies8m
3.3. Morphological Sex5m
3.4. Aging & Comparative Standards14m
Forensic Anthropologist at Work: Erin Spicola13m
3 readings
Forensic Anthropology Tool Kit: Overview10m
Week 3: Forensic Anthropologist at Work10m
Week 3 Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: Assessing Growth and Adulthood

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 66 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.2. Stages of Growth10m
4.3. Dental and Hand/Wrist Standards15m
4.4. New Growth Standards?23m
2 readings
Assessing Growth and Adulthood: Overview10m
Week 4 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz10m

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