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學生對 爱丁堡大学 提供的 Understanding Obesity 的評價和反饋

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課程概述

In this course, we’ll look at the facts and misconceptions around obesity and discuss key physiological and psychological concepts around the brain’s control of appetite and body weight. We’ll consider the biological and environmental pressures that make it easy to gain weight (and hard to lose it!). Most importantly, we'll give you the opportunity to reflect on your own knowledge and assumptions around the subject. We deliver course materials as a mixture of videos, audio-only MOOCcasts, and a selection of short readings. There are short weekly quizzes, a peer-reviewed exercise, and discussion activities on the forum. These will help you prepare for the final project. In it, you are invited to demonstrate your evidence-informed understanding and express how you'll develop it beyond the course. The course features Citizen Science projects. We'll collect data from you (anonymously, of course) and use it to drive participant-led discussions of controversial ideas. In this way, we hope to explore ideas around diet and obesity. These projects also give a taste of how scientific evidence is collected and interpreted by scientists, and give some indication how much there still is to discover and understand....

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AD
2017年8月18日

Very well addressed from different aspects. Helped forming a solid foundation to address the obesity problem as well as to make good food choices with portion control.

MC
2020年8月19日

The science behind the Obesity, its effects, addiction, control methods are explained clearly and helped to take a self motive step towards healthy living.

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76 - Understanding Obesity 的 93 個評論(共 93 個)

創建者 Amna T

2020年8月30日

amazing

創建者 Elsemarie V d W

2020年4月28日

Some interesting studies are mentioned, dispelling some common beliefs around obesity. I was hoping for more instructive conclusions that could be applied to assist in relieving obesity. I would like to receive a sporadic summary of truly useful action steps from the last assignment in the course when consolidated by the research team at the University of Edinburgh.

P.S.: item 2.3 seems to be missing from the structure of the course.

創建者 Adhithya S

2020年4月23日

This course was well constructed, it took a conversational approach of discussing and explaining the concepts. I felt that the instructors could have tried to summarize every session. It would have been beneficial. Overall a good insight into obesity and weight related disorders.

創建者 Ange R

2017年10月1日

Great for a podcast-type learning experience. I question some of the research results they mention, which is my only concern. Otherwise a great course and very educational! Corrects a lot of common misconceptions and does a good job of getting in-depth without being specialized.

創建者 Helen B C

2018年5月7日

This course was really interesting, it covered a wide range of topics and supported assertions with evidence. It was quite quick and easy to complete, but I certainly learned new ways to tackle my own unhealthy eating habits. Thank you

創建者 Monica

2017年8月21日

Updated introduction and understanding of this popular topic in health. Worth to take time to learn not only for health promoter but those want to help friends and family members on this.

創建者 Borbála B

2017年11月2日

It is a great course but I didn't was so happy when I could only listen. I prefer the videos, this is why I give only 4 stars. But it was really interesting, thanks a lot!

創建者 Afonso J

2018年1月10日

Great experience

This was great experience, with thouthful insight’s.

Looking forward for STEP 2 - Episode 2, “UNDERSTANDING OBESITY_Univ Edinburgh”…

創建者 Rosario C d l G V

2020年8月27日

Course was great, but it was unfortunate many sections where blocked therefore,I took so long to complete it

創建者 Kate B

2019年3月7日

Why wasn't the world's sedentary lifestyle not discussed as a cause of weight gain?

創建者 Dr. S

2020年9月16日

Role of gut microbiota on obesity should be included

創建者 Fumio S

2018年9月19日

It was a very interesting lecture.

創建者 Ahmad A

2018年1月6日

thanks for an excellent course

創建者 Leigh-Ann S

2017年2月19日

A good introduction for "beginners", aka people who are not involved, educated or interested in public health, healthcare. Alternatively, seek another course because it is very simple.

創建者 Sean W

2021年1月13日

A Good Introduction to the field, certainly easy to absorb informative and short enough to establish the current areas of interaction in the realm.

I recommend.

創建者 Iram A

2017年12月6日

Because can only take the final quiz once and its not really related to what i studied... :(

創建者 Mark

2017年8月25日

Covers the basics well, but a little more simplistic than I was expecting.

創建者 Karla i H

2020年7月2日

Es muy lamentable que sólo este en inglés y no en otros idiomas como el español, es el cuarto cursó en Línea que tomó aqui en cursera y fue triste quere aprender y que el idioma fuera un impedimento