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SXU launches first massive open online course

Updated : 2018-11-26

Shanxi University has recently launched an online course on environmental toxicology through the education platform icourse163.

The new offering represents the institution's first massive open online course.

Meng Ziqiang, Zhang Quanxi and Yang Zhenhua from the Institute of Environmental Sciences at Shanxi University will lecture on sources, bioabsorption, distribution and the metabolic transformation of environmental pollutants, general toxicity and special toxicity of pollutants and their evaluation methods, as well as the theory and technology for evaluating the health risks of pollutants to human beings.

The course is based on a textbook called Environmental Toxicology edited by 16 teachers from 12 universities, including Shanxi University, Peking University and Shandong University.

SXU launches first massive open online course

The front cover of a book about environmental toxicology edited by Meng Ziqiang [Photo/sxu.edu.cn]

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