Created by:  University of Alberta

  • Philip John Currie, Ph.D

    Taught by:  Philip John Currie, Ph.D , Professor and Canada Research Chair, Dinosaur Paleobiology

    Department of Biological Sciences
Language
English, Subtitles: Romanian, German
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 393 ratings

Dr. Persons is a superb teacher and the material is fascinating. I am a somewhat experienced birder, so this was particularly interesting. Prior completion of the Dino-101 Coursera course was helpful but probably not a requirement.

Great class, truly learned a lot

I loved this course. It was informative, easy to understand, and exciting. The lecturer's knowledge and passion shone through in the lectures, and the course notes were a great supplement too.

Paleontology courses from The University of Alberta have always been excellent. This one is no different.

My only quibble is that the video quizzes tend to ask questions about concepts before the information is presented.