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Course SummaryDeepen your understanding of the human immune system, infections, diseases and the lymphatic system using this Immunology: Help and Review course. Support your classroom studies, prepare for exams or even research a project using these fun and engaging video lessons.
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Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help understanding material from immunology will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Have fallen behind in understanding the lymphatic system, blood types, adaptive immunity, disease control and prevention, viruses, or any other immunology topic.
- Need an efficient way to learn immunology.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
- Missed class time and need to catch up.
- Can't access extra science learning resources at school.
How It Works:
- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Immunology: Help & Review final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- How do I define the human immune system?
- What are the fundamental components of the lymphatic system?
- What are T and B cells?
- How do I define adaptive immunity?
- How was the germ theory of disease developed?
- What is the difference between infection and disease?
- How is disease spread?
- How do viruses mutate?
- How do penicillin and other antibiotics work?
- What is hypersensitivity?
- How is an organ transplant rejected?
- What is the immune system's role in cancer?
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