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Beginner Level
Approx. 27 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to the course

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 15 min), 8 readings
4 videos
Welcome to the Course! - Course Introduction3m
Course Set-Up7m
How to succeed in your online class?2m
8 readings
Meet the Instructors & Team5m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Complete our short survey10m
Basic Anatomical Terminology10m
Names of Bones in the Skeleton10m
Human Skeleton - Learn the Basics10m
What is your learning path?5m
Community Guidelines 5m
3 hours to complete

Bones to Biography & Demography

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 78 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Adult Age-at-Death Estimation12m
Sex Estimation14m
Stature Reconstruction13m
Discussion: How to?7m
Longbone Length to Estimate Subadult Age2m
Dental Formation to Estimate Subadult Age2m
Pubic Symphysis to Estimate Adult Age2m
Auricular Surface to Estimate Adult Age4m
Using the Phenice Traits to Estimate Sex2m
Using Longbone Length to Estimate Stature1m
2 readings
Glossary10m
Optional Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Test your Knowledge30m
2 hours to complete

Bones to Biography & Demography: Lesson Choices

2 hours to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Instructions: Solve the Mystery 110m
Instructions: Solve the Mystery 210m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Bones to Disease and Trauma

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 62 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Paleopathology: Bone biology6m
Paleopathology: Trauma13m
Paleopatholgy: Rickets9m
Paleopathology: Leprosy10m
Discussion 1, Violence5m
Discussion 2, Modern Medicine3m
Examples of Bone Fractures6m
2 readings
Glossary10m
Optional Reading List10m
2 practice exercises
Optional Quiz: Pathological or Healthy?30m
Test your Knowledge30m
2 hours to complete

Bones to Disease and Trauma: Lesson Choices

2 hours to complete
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Bones to Diet

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Paleodiet: Principles of Stable Isotope Analysis12m
Paleodiet: Stable Isotope Case Study Part 17m
Paleodiet: Stable Isotopes Case Study Part 28m
Paleodiet: Caries in the Maya7m
Discusion: The "Paleodiet" Trend4m
2 readings
Glossary10m
Optional Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Test your Knowledge30m
2 hours to complete

Bones to Diet: Lesson Choices

2 hours to complete
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Bones to Activity

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Activity: the Musculoskeletal System6m
Activity: Entheseal Changes11m
Activity: Joint Degeneration13m
Activity: Teeth as Tools9m
Activity: Discussion3m
Scoring Entheseal Change3m
2 readings
Glossary10m
Optional Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Test your Knowledge30m
2 hours to complete

Bones to Activity: Lesson Choices

2 hours to complete

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