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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Anatomy, Development, and Hormones

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 16 min), 18 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Lecture 1.1 Part 1 - Male Reproductive Anatomy2m
Lecture 1.1 Part 2 - Female Reproductive Anatomy3m
Lecture 1.2 - Reproductive Hormones1m
Lecture 1.3 - Reproductive Development5m
Lecture 1.4 - Summary of Module 152s
18 readings
Survey: Reproduction & You10m
Annotated Video Scripts - Lecture 1.010m
Course Logistics & Grading10m
Meet Your Professor10m
Meet your Teaching Assistants!10m
Course Collaborators10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.1 Part 110m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.1 Part 210m
Reading: Overview of the Male and Female Reproductive Systems10m
Reading: Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System10m
Reading: Ovaries10m
Reading: Uterus10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.210m
Reading: Hormonal Regulation of the Male Reproductive System10m
Reading: Hormonal Regulation of the Female Reproductive Cycle10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.310m
Reading: Puberty10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.410m
1 practice exercise
Apply your Knowledge - Module 130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Menstruation, Oocyte Maturation, and Sperm Activation

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 12 min), 13 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture 2.1 - Male Hormones & Sperm Activation3m
Lecture 2.2 - Menstrual Cycle5m
Lecture 2.3 - Meiosis1m
Lecture 2.4 - Summary of Module 237s
13 readings
Annotated Lecture Script - Module 2.010m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.110m
Reading: Spermatogenesis10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.210m
Reading: Uterine (Menstrual) Cycle10m
Reading: Ovarian Cycle10m
Reading: Hormonal Regulation of the Female Reproductive Cycle10m
Reading: Oogenesis10m
Apps for Menstrual Cycle Tracking10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.310m
Reading: Introduction to Meiosis10m
Suggested Reading10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.410m
1 practice exercise
Apply Your Knowledge - Module 230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Sex, Sexuality, and Contraception

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 15 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lecture 3.1 - Male & Female Sexual Biology2m
Lecture 3.2 - Contraception7m
Lecture 3.3 - Module 3 Summary45s
15 readings
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.010m
Suggested Reading10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.110m
Reading: Female Sexual Response10m
Reading: Male Sexual Response10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.210m
Reading: Surgical Sterilization10m
Reading: Hormonal Methods10m
Reading: Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)10m
Reading: Spermicides10m
Reading: Barrier Methods10m
Reading: Periodic Abstinence10m
Contraception Types Comparison Chart10m
Optional Reading: Bedsider.org10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.310m
1 practice exercise
Apply Your Knowledge - Module 330m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Reproductive Health Concerns

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 28 min), 15 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Lecture 4.1 - Infertility9m
Lecture 4.2 - Reproductive Tract Disorders6m
Lecture 4.3 - Sexually Transmitted Disease8m
Lecture 4.4 - Oncofertility1m
Lecture 4.5 - Module 4 Summary39s
15 readings
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.010m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.110m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.210m
Reading: Endometriosis10m
Reading: Testicular Cancer10m
Reading: Ovarian Cysts10m
Reading: Ovarian Cancer10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.310m
Reading: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)10m
STD Comparison Chart10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.410m
Reading: Oncofertility10m
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.510m
TA Ending Thoughts10m
Survey: Reproduction & You - Back to You!10m
5 practice exercises
Case Study - Ian30m
Case Study - Ava30m
Case Study - Micah & Alena30m
Apply Your Knowledge - Module 430m
Reproduction & You - Back to You! (survey)30m

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