University of Colorado Boulder
Specialty Topics: Biology Across Disciplines
University of Colorado Boulder

Specialty Topics: Biology Across Disciplines

This course is part of Biology Everywhere Specialization

Melanie Peffer

Instructor: Melanie Peffer

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.6

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Describe how biology as a field interfaces with other fields, in particular the arts, business and psychology. 

  • Explain how we use evidence to make decisions and why this is important to consider when promoting science literacy.

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1 quiz

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.6

(16 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
12 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

In this module, we'll explore the intersection of biology with the fine arts.

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4 videos5 readings2 peer reviews1 plugin

In this module, we'll explore how business practices and economics influence biology.

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1 video3 readings1 discussion prompt

This module explores human development, including content typically taught in biology and psychology departments.

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3 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt1 plugin

How does psychology inform how we engage with biology? This module explores the psychology of decision making, including advice for assessing science information you may encounter over the course of your day.

What's included

2 videos2 readings2 peer reviews

In this final module, we'll explore the future of biology education and how to move forward with the biology everywhere mindset.

What's included

1 video3 readings2 peer reviews

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4.8 (6 ratings)
Melanie Peffer
University of Colorado Boulder
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