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Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to Introduction to Biology - Ecology

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 3 readings
1 hour to complete

Module 1: What is Ecology?

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
5 hours to complete

Module 2: Community Ecology

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 44 min), 10 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
2
Week 2
1 hour to complete

Module 3: Island Biogeography

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
2 hours to complete

Module 4: Species Interactions

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 34 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3
Week 3
4 hours to complete

Module 5: Population Ecology

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 22 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
2 hours to complete

Module 6: Conservation Biology

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 22 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4
Week 4
2 hours to complete

Module 7: The Future of the Biosphere

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 34 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
1 hour to complete

Final Assessment and Course Summary

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 1 min)

About the Introduction to Biology: Ecology, Evolution, & Biodiversity Specialization

Introduction to Biology: Ecology, Evolution, & Biodiversity

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