University of Texas at Dallas, The
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes part of Cutting Edge:Online Teaching:Online Courses
This is an interdisciplinary science course offered in an online format. A flexible approach based on programmed self-instruction, with frequent tests to monitor progress, substitutes for the usual lecture with infrequent testing mode used in most courses. The course is divided into 10 sections (called Units), each of which corresponds to one or two chapters in the textbook. A Syllabus Quiz should be passed (can be repeated all times needed) in order to go on to test one, but those points do not count towards your grade. There is one test per Unit; therefore, the course consists of 10 tests.