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Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), German, English, Spanish, Romanian

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AnimalBiologyEvolutionPaleontology

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Approx. 9 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified), German, English, Spanish, Romanian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Bird Anatomy

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 37 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
1.1 The Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs15m
1.2 Bird Anatomy19m
6 readings
Instructional Staff10m
Meet Your Presenter: Scott Persons10m
Course Glossary10m
Acknowledgements10m
Interactive Learning Objects10m
Lesson 1 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Survey of Non-Avian Theropods

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 44 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
2.2 Jurassic Theropods17m
2.3 Cretaceous Theropods15m
1 reading
Lesson 2 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Coelurosaurs I

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 73 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
3.1 Early Coelurosaurs - Part 216m
3.1 Early Coelurosaurs - Part 314m
3.2 Bird-Like Traits in Coelurosaurs21m
1 reading
Lesson 3 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Assessment (Graded)30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Coelurosaurs II

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
4.2 Bird-Like Characteristics - Part 115m
4.2 Bird-Like Characteristics - Part 218m
1 reading
Lesson 4 Course Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Assessment (Graded)30m

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