|Name of course|
Doping in sports and society
Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies
Name: Anna Qvarfordt
Name: Lena Hjelm
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Period for course registration: 13th of January – 19th of January
The course is given online and consists primarily of a number of lectures that are released once a week, always on a Tuesday. The number of lectures are approximately 15 in total. Information about the lectures, access and schedule for releases can be found on Blackboard after January the 14th. The course introduction will be accessible from Tuesday February 4th at 09.00 AM (time zone GMT+1 hour).
It is highly advised that you acquire the course literature as soon as possible. The best way to get started with the course is to start reading as early as possible and keep reading regularly. The course examination will be in the format of specific questions given two times during the semester. There will also be a literature seminar over the internet. More information will be given on Blackboard during the course.
We will communicate through learning platform Blackboard and there are no meetings at the University of Gävle. You need to have access to a reasonably modern computer, preferably with a broadband connection to the Internet. Your computer also needs to be able to read PDF documents and view Flash content. More information about this will be available on Blackboard.
It is important that you as soon as possible get your user account. After the 15th of January you will be able to login to Blackboard and enrol to the course.
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