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Do you have questions about sex hormones or menstrual cycles? This is a crash-course in human reproductive health through fact and biology-based information on a variety of topics. "Sex 101" will cover reproductive anatomy, key biological changes during puberty, sexual biology and contraceptive methods, reproductive disorders, and a special introduction to the exciting field of Oncofertility. Specific lecture titles are as follows: 1) Reproductive Anatomy & Hormones, 2) Menstrual Cycle, Oocyte Maturation, & Sperm Activation, 3) Sexual Biology, Fertilization, & Contraception, and 4) Reproductive Health & Disorders. The objective of this course is to ensure you understand reproductive health and not confuse reproduction with sex (or having sex). This course was designed with you in mind, and is aimed at providing you with quality information that is meaningful to you and that may be hard to find otherwise. Reproductive health is an area of knowledge that needs to be demystified. We have designed this course for you to examine reproduction through a biological and scientific lens addressing these issues in a comfortable and interactive format that will lead to a better understanding of holistic health, long-term....
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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Dates limites flexibles

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Recommandé : 1-3 hours/week

Approx. 7 heures pour terminer
Comment Dots

English

Sous-titres : English, Romanian

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1

Section
Clock
4 heures pour terminer

Anatomy, Development, and Hormones

This module focuses on learning, identifying, and labeling all parts of male and female reproductive anatomy and the function of hormones on development. COURSE GOAL 1: Students will be able to label and analyze the basic functionality of all parts of male and female reproductive anatomy, conceptualize the role of hormones in the interactions between the brain, pituitary, and reproductive tract, and examine the basic functionality of the hormones involved during development and puberty....
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 16 min), 18 lectures, 1 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Lecture 1.1 Part 1 - Male Reproductive Anatomy2 min
Lecture 1.1 Part 2 - Female Reproductive Anatomy3 min
Lecture 1.2 - Reproductive Hormones1 min
Lecture 1.3 - Reproductive Development5 min
Lecture 1.4 - Summary of Module 1 min
Reading18 lectures
Survey: Reproduction & You10 min
Annotated Video Scripts - Lecture 1.010 min
Course Logistics & Grading10 min
Meet Your Professor10 min
Meet your Teaching Assistants!10 min
Course Collaborators10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.1 Part 110 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.1 Part 210 min
Reading: Overview of the Male and Female Reproductive Systems10 min
Reading: Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System10 min
Reading: Ovaries10 min
Reading: Uterus10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.210 min
Reading: Hormonal Regulation of the Male Reproductive System10 min
Reading: Hormonal Regulation of the Female Reproductive Cycle10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.310 min
Reading: Puberty10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 1.410 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Apply your Knowledge - Module 118 min

2

Section
Clock
3 heures pour terminer

Menstruation, Oocyte Maturation, and Sperm Activation

This module articulates the hormonal implications of the menstruation cycle and sperm activation as it relates to both reproductive health and overall health. COURSE GOAL 2: Students will be able to conceptualize the hormonal implications of the menstruation cycle, oocyte maturation, and sperm activation as it relates to both reproductive health and overall health, analyze how the hormones of the pituitary relate to target tissues, examine the mechanisms behind oocyte maturation and meiosis, and illustrate how sperm development leads to modal function....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 12 min), 13 lectures, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Lecture 2.1 - Male Hormones & Sperm Activation3 min
Lecture 2.2 - Menstrual Cycle5 min
Lecture 2.3 - Meiosis1 min
Lecture 2.4 - Summary of Module 2 min
Reading13 lectures
Annotated Lecture Script - Module 2.010 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.110 min
Reading: Spermatogenesis10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.210 min
Reading: Uterine (Menstrual) Cycle10 min
Reading: Ovarian Cycle10 min
Reading: Hormonal Regulation of the Female Reproductive Cycle10 min
Reading: Oogenesis10 min
Apps for Menstrual Cycle Tracking10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.310 min
Reading: Introduction to Meiosis10 min
Suggested Reading10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 2.410 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Apply Your Knowledge - Module 220 min

3

Section
Clock
3 heures pour terminer

Sex, Sexuality, and Contraception

This module outlines the scientific foundations of contraception beyond social norms. COURSE GOAL 3: Students will be able to classify the scientific foundations of male and female sexual biology and contrast differing contraception options through the lens of reproductive function and beyond social norms....
Reading
4 vidéos (Total 11 min), 15 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Lecture 3.1 - Male & Female Sexual Biology2 min
Lecture 3.2 - Contraception7 min
Lecture 3.3 - Module 3 Summary min
Reading15 lectures
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.010 min
Suggested Reading10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.110 min
Reading: Female Sexual Response10 min
Reading: Male Sexual Response10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.210 min
Reading: Surgical Sterilization10 min
Reading: Hormonal Methods10 min
Reading: Intrauterine Devices (IUDs)10 min
Reading: Spermicides10 min
Reading: Barrier Methods10 min
Reading: Periodic Abstinence10 min
Contraception Types Comparison Chart10 min
Optional Reading: Bedsider.org10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 3.310 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Apply Your Knowledge - Module 320 min

4

Section
Clock
4 heures pour terminer

Reproductive Health Concerns

This module spotlights the possibility of infertility in the human body and provides an in-depth understanding upon the biology behind infertility, endometriosis, reproductive diseases, and oncofertility. COURSE GOAL 4: Students will be able to identify the possible causes of infertility in the human body, analyze the effects of reproductive tract disorders, recognize the risks and symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases, and discuss the field of oncofertility in relation to sexual and holistic health....
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 28 min), 15 lectures, 5 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Lecture 4.1 - Infertility9 min
Lecture 4.2 - Reproductive Tract Disorders6 min
Lecture 4.3 - Sexually Transmitted Disease8 min
Lecture 4.4 - Oncofertility1 min
Lecture 4.5 - Module 4 Summary min
Reading15 lectures
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.010 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.110 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.210 min
Reading: Endometriosis10 min
Reading: Testicular Cancer10 min
Reading: Ovarian Cysts10 min
Reading: Ovarian Cancer10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.310 min
Reading: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)10 min
STD Comparison Chart10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.410 min
Reading: Oncofertility10 min
Annotated Video Script - Lecture 4.510 min
TA Ending Thoughts10 min
Survey: Reproduction & You - Back to You!10 min
Quiz5 exercices pour s'entraîner
Case Study - Ian12 min
Case Study - Ava12 min
Case Study - Micah & Alena12 min
Apply Your Knowledge - Module 420 min
Reproduction & You - Back to You! (survey)30 min
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par YLMay 29th 2017

Very worth taking! Insights on hormonal changes in the female and male body has been very enlightening. I wish I could learn more in a more advanced course.

par ABMay 31st 2016

I really liked the availability to read through notes and word for word of what the videos were talking about. I like the use of pictures as well!

Enseignant

Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D.

Vice Chair for Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director, Women’s Health Research Institute
Feinberg School of Medicine

À propos de Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private research and teaching university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, and Doha, Qatar. Northwestern combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. ...

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