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Animal Behaviour and Welfare

Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improvi...
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(3,817 reviews)
109,714 students
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Freshness

8.8

Feedback

8.6

Content

Platform: Coursera
Price: $0
Video: 4h 24m
Language: English

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8.9 / 10

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8.6 / 10
Video Score: 8.2 / 10
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Detail Score: 7.8 / 10

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Extra Content Score: 9.8 / 10

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18 articles.
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Description

Animal welfare has been described as a complex, multi-faceted public policy issue which includes important scientific, ethical, and other dimensions. Improving our understanding of animal welfare, involves the fascinating study of animal behavior as well as the challenge of accessing the emotions of animals.

This is the On-Demand version of this course, which means you can start the course at any time and work through the course materials at your own pace. The materials and quizzes will always be available to you.

You can come and talk about the course on Twitter using the hashtag #EdAniWelf

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How much does the Animal Behaviour and Welfare course cost? Is it worth it?

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Who is the instructor? Is Professor Nat Waran a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Professor Nat Waran has created 2 courses that got 901 reviews which are generally positive. Professor Nat Waran has taught 146913 students and received a 4.75 average review out of 901 reviews. Depending on the information available, Professor Nat Waran is a TRUSTED instructor.
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
University of Edinburgh
Professor of One Welfare at the Eastern Institute of Technology in New Zealand and Formerly the University of Edinburgh’s Jeanne Marchig Chair of Animal Welfare Education, Inaugural Director (Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education) and Currently Exec Dean of Faculty of Education, Humanities and Health Science at EIT. Nat gained her Zoology degree from Glasgow University, and PhD from Cambridge University Vet School funded by the British Veterinary Association’s Animal Welfare Foundation. In 1990, she joined Edinburgh University and became the director of the new Postgraduate Masters in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare, the first of its kind and still extremely popular. She first moved to New Zealand in 2005 to take up a Chair in Animal Welfare, and became Head of the School of Natural Sciences and Associate Dean (Research) at Unitec institute of Technology, before returning to Scotland early in 2011 to take up a new challenging position as the inaugural Director of the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education, based at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary studies. The Centre is committed to improving the quality of life for all animals through education, training and by influencing policy at the highest level. She left Edinburgh to take up her new position as Professor of One Welfare, and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education, Humanities and Health Science late in 2016, but continues to be involved with her Edinburgh team as their Hon. Professor.

8.9

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Freshness

8.8

Feedback

8.6

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Platform: Coursera
Price: $0
Video: 4h 24m
Language: English

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