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Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology is a 12-lesson course teaching a comprehensive overview of non-avian dinosaurs. Topics covered: anatomy, eating, locomotion, growth, environmental and behavioral adaptations, origins and extinction. Lessons are delivered from museums, fossil-preparation labs and dig sites. Estimated workload: 3-5 hrs/week....
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完成時間為 2 小時

Appearance and Anatomy

This lesson covers the diversity in dinosaur appearances, and will be able to identify major features of the major groups of dinosaurs....
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7 個視頻(共 63 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Size4分鐘
Skeleton12分鐘
Saurischians7分鐘
Ornithischians10分鐘
Appearance13分鐘
Muscles4分鐘
Reading4 個閱讀材料
Instructional Staff10分鐘
Meet Your Presenter: Betsy Kruk10分鐘
Course Glossary10分鐘
Lesson 1 Course Notes10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Appearance and Anatomy10分鐘

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完成時間為 1 小時

Death and Fossilization

This module describes how fossils form, how we interpret the taphonomy of skeletons and bonebeds, and looks at the possible biases taphonomic events may create in the fossil record....
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3 個視頻(共 38 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video3 個視頻
Taphonomy9分鐘
Fossilization8分鐘
Field Work20分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Lesson 2 Course Notes10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Death and Fossilization10分鐘

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完成時間為 1 小時

Eating

This module looks at the variety of food types, feeding habits, and feeding adaptations amongst the major groups of dinosaurs....
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4 個視頻(共 29 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
Teeth7分鐘
Claws3分鐘
Determining Diet11分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Lesson 3 Course Notes10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Lesson 310分鐘

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Moving Around

This module helps students understand the general modes and styles of locomotion in the major dinosaur groups. It also describes general methods of evaluating hypotheses on locomotion....
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4 個視頻(共 28 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
Stance5分鐘
Limbs12分鐘
Trackways4分鐘
Metabolism 5分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Lesson 4 Course Notes10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Lesson 410分鐘
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創建者 JHApr 6th 2017

Thank you for this excellent course! I really enjoyed the short videos, the concise notes, and quick quizzes (both at the end of each lesson, as well as the main point quizzes throughout the videos).

創建者 DOApr 27th 2017

Excellent course, great material, concepts well organized, nothing to complain really. The presenters were all very good too, and I'll be taking all the related courses for sure. Recommended 100%.

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Philip John Currie, PhD

Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dinosaur Paleobiology
Department of Biological Sciences

關於 University of Alberta

UAlberta is considered among the world’s leading public research- and teaching-intensive universities. As one of Canada’s top universities, we’re known for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering and health sciences....

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