Topic outline

  • History and Overview

    This course explores the history and importance of the pathway approach, the OECD AOP Program, general principles on the development and use of AOPs, and the quality criteria used to evaluate AOPs. This module can be included in a graduate or advanced undergraduate curriculum. Additional AOP-KB tools currently under development (Effectopedia, AOP Xplorer and Intermediate Effects Database) are also discussed.

    How to View a Course or Exam 
    To view a a course or exam on your computer (PC only): Download the corresponding zip file to your computer. Once the folder has  downloaded, right click on the folder and select “Extract All…” Once the files have been extracted, double-click on the folder to open it; then double-click on the “Launch_Story.exe” file to launch the course.

    To view a course or exam in your browser (PC or Mac): Download the corresponding zip file to your computer. Once the folder has downloaded, right click on the folder and select “Extract All…” Once the files have been extracted, double-click on the folder to open it; then double-click on the “story.html” or the “story_html5.html” file to launch the course in your browser (runs best in Chrome, Safari, or Internet Explorer).

    Questions/Suggestions
    Please contact Kate Willett at kwillett@humanesociety.org.