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Anglais

Sous-titres : Anglais, Espagnol

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Semaine
1
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2 heures pour terminer

Introduction to the course

Hello and welcome to this course, Osteoarchaeology, the Truth in Our Bones. In this first, introductory module, you will learn about what this course is about and how it is set up. Watch the first three lectures to learn more about what Osteoarchaeology is, and the topics that you will be exploring each week. Read the course documents to find out more about how you will be graded and the tests you will be taking in each module. You will also find some documents that will help you to get the most out of this MOOC. Good luck! ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 13 min), 9 lectures
Video3 vidéos
Welcome to the Course! - Course Introduction3 min
Course Set-Up7 min
Reading9 lectures
Meet the Instructors & Team5 min
Welcome to Leiden University!5 min
Complete our short survey10 min
Basic Anatomical Terminology10 min
Names of Bones in the Skeleton10 min
Human Skeleton - Learn the Basics10 min
Studytips for Studying Online5 min
Being Successful in an International Virtual Learning Community - Guidelines5 min
Behaving in an Academic Way5 min
Heures pour terminer
5 heures pour terminer

Bones to Biography & Demography

Welcome to the first content module of this course! This week is all about introducing you to the primary things that we can learn from nearly all human skeletons. Who are the people who lived in the past? Are they men, women or children? How old did they become, and how tall did they get? We can answer these questions by studying a range of bones contained in the human skeleton. Here, we will be showing you exactly how to do that, and hope you will learn a lot! ...
Reading
11 videos (Total 78 min), 4 lectures, 2 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Adult Age-at-Death Estimation12 min
Sex Estimation14 min
Stature Reconstruction13 min
Discussion: How to?7 min
Longbone Length to Estimate Subadult Age2 min
Dental Formation to Estimate Subadult Age2 min
Pubic Symphysis to Estimate Adult Age2 min
Auricular Surface to Estimate Adult Age4 min
Using the Phenice Traits to Estimate Sex2 min
Using Longbone Length to Estimate Stature1 min
Reading4 lectures
Glossary10 min
Optional Reading List10 min
Instructions: Solve the Mystery 110 min
Instructions: Solve the Mystery 210 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Test your Knowledge20 min
Semaine
2
Heures pour terminer
5 heures pour terminer

Bones to Disease and Trauma

Welcome to the second module! This week is all about disease in the past. How healthy were people really, and what diseases did they suffer from? We will show you how to answer these questions by studying the diseases that can be detected in human skeletal remains. We specifically focus on trauma including bone fractures, but also the diseases rickets and leprosy. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 62 min), 2 lectures, 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Paleopathology: Bone biology6 min
Paleopathology: Trauma13 min
Paleopatholgy: Rickets9 min
Paleopathology: Leprosy10 min
Discussion 1, Violence5 min
Discussion 2, Modern Medicine3 min
Examples of Bone Fractures6 min
Reading2 lectures
Glossary10 min
Optional Reading List10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Optional Quiz: Pathological or Healthy?10 min
Test your Knowledge20 min
Semaine
3
Heures pour terminer
4 heures pour terminer

Bones to Diet

Welcome to the third module! This week is all about diet in the past. What did people eat in the past and in what proportions? Did different groups of people eat different things, and did their diet change throughout time? This week we will show you how to answer such questions by studying the human skeleton. We will be focussing on the analysis of stable isotopes like Carbon and Nitrogen that can be found in human bones and teeth. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 47 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Paleodiet: Principles of Stable Isotope Analysis12 min
Paleodiet: Stable Isotope Case Study Part 17 min
Paleodiet: Stable Isotopes Case Study Part 28 min
Paleodiet: Caries in the Maya7 min
Discusion: The "Paleodiet" Trend4 min
Reading2 lectures
Glossary10 min
Optional Reading List10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Test your Knowledge20 min
Semaine
4
Heures pour terminer
5 heures pour terminer

Bones to Activity

Welcome to module four! This week is all about activity. What activities did people perform in the past? How did they move about, and how much? We will be answering these questions by studying many different aspects of the skeleton, like long bones, joints, the spine, and even teeth. We will be showing you what all these marks mean, and what they can tell us today about activities performed in the past. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 53 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Activity: the Musculoskeletal System6 min
Activity: Entheseal Changes11 min
Activity: Joint Degeneration13 min
Activity: Teeth as Tools9 min
Activity: Discussion3 min
Scoring Entheseal Change3 min
Reading2 lectures
Glossary10 min
Optional Reading List10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Test your Knowledge20 min
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par SSNov 8th 2016

Very informative, a good grounding in the subject, I really felt like I gained a lot of valuable knowledge on the subject that will help me in future endeavors. Very well put-together and organized.

par PBNov 21st 2016

I took this course to find out what osteoarchaeology was all about. Excellent, excellent course! Well planned, laid out and , and very interesting. I have learned a lot. Thank you!!!

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Andrea Waters-Rist

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Archaeology

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Foire Aux Questions

  • Une fois que vous êtes inscrit(e) pour un Certificat, vous pouvez accéder à toutes les vidéos de cours, et à tous les quiz et exercices de programmation (le cas échéant). Vous pouvez soumettre des devoirs à examiner par vos pairs et en examiner vous-même uniquement après le début de votre session. Si vous préférez explorer le cours sans l'acheter, vous ne serez peut-être pas en mesure d'accéder à certains devoirs.

  • Lorsque vous achetez un Certificat, vous bénéficiez d'un accès à tout le contenu du cours, y compris les devoirs notés. Lorsque vous avez terminé et réussi le cours, votre Certificat électronique est ajouté à votre page Accomplissements. À partir de cette page, vous pouvez imprimer votre Certificat ou l'ajouter à votre profil LinkedIn. Si vous souhaitez seulement lire et visualiser le contenu du cours, vous pouvez accéder gratuitement au cours en tant qu'auditeur libre.

  • The course consists of five weeks, each week dealing with a different aspect of what we can learn from the human skeleton in an archaeological context.

    Each week is concluded with a multiple choice quiz about that week's subject, as well as a "Solve the Mystery" exercise that involves students analyzing a fictional skeleton using the knowledge they have gained in that week. The final course grade is based on a combination of the grades received for these two exercises each week.

    Course Content

    Week 1 The Osteobiography. Estimating age in adults and subadults, estimation of sex and stature.

    Week 2 Paleopathology. Different types of disease and trauma that can be detected in the human skeleton.

    Week 3 Paleodiet. Using stable isotope analysis and dental disease to reconstruct diet in the past.

    Week 4 Activity Reconstruction. Using entheseal change, joint degeneration and teeth to reconstruct activity in the past.

    Week 5 Mobility and Migration. Using long bone morphology, Strontium isotopes and ancient DNA to reconstruct mobility and migration.

  • No, that is not necessary. All the study materials needed to complete this course, are provided during the MOOC.

    Of course, if you want to learn more, you can always look for more (free) information online, or even buy a book on a particular subject.

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