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Genetics and Society: A Course for Educators

How have advances in genetics affected society? What do we need to know to make ethical decisions about genetic technologies? This course includes the study of cloning, genetic enhancement, and ownership of genetic information. Course participants will acquire the tools to explore the ethics of modern genetics and learn how to integrate these issues into their classrooms.

Start Date: Jul 01, 2014


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This four week course explored contemporary genetic research and its social, legal, and ethical implications. Teachers received classroom material including content resources, discussion questions, and assignments.


  • Dates: Jul 01, 2014 to Jul 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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