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
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 365 ratings

very helpful as it is very difficult to learn Dinosaur (for adults) in a systematic way, especially from evolution aspects.

After completing Dino 101: Dinosaur Paleobiology, I wanted more!!! Palaeontology: Theropod Dinosaurs and the Origin of Birds was such an interesting course. I started taking Coursera sponsored courses starting in 2013. The two Palaeontology courses I have recently taken are two of the best. The presentations are excellent. Please extend my sincere appreciation to the staff of the University of Albert's Palaeontology team for their hard work and dedication - just an excellent course. Your hard work is very much appreciated. Thank you.

Great course, good overview, good level of detail, good explanations, good training format - enough said!

Knowledgeable and well presented.