According to the University of Michigan Health System, Coursera has posted a 9-week course designed to offer current information on the relevance of sleep.

Online learning plays a significant role in a lifelong education. Coursera, an educational platform that partners with the University of Michigan, has posted a new 9-week course taught by Medical School faculty. Entitled “Sleep: Neurobiology, Medicine, and Society,” the course is free and offers the most up-to-date information on the biological, personal and societal relevance of sleep.

The learning format uses short video lectures, interactive quizzes and peer-graded assessments that can be accessed starting April 6, 2015. This first iteration of the course will conclude on June 7, 2015. A second session is scheduled to launch on June 1, 2015, and will run until the beginning of August.

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