Created by:   American Museum of Natural History

  • Joel Cracraft, Ph.D.

    Taught by:    Joel Cracraft, Ph.D., Chair and Lamont Curator

    Division of Vertebrate Zoology

  • David Randle, Ph.D.

    Taught by:    David Randle, Ph.D., Senior Manager of Professional Development

    Education Department
Commitment5-8 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 130 ratings

Excellent course!

Excellent course. Includes both basic and decent portion of advanced information about evolution. I totally recommend this one!


good course, complete in terms of basic knowlegde in evolution, so very good for someone not very familiar with all the details on this subject. However, I was expecting more information on the teaching part, and especially I think most of the lectures on it should have been like the one in week 4.