Frequently Asked Questions
about the Anthropology 4U Club

General Questions

The Anthropology 4U Club is an online club for people who are interested in Anthropology. You do not have to be an Anthropology 4U Academy student to be a Club Member.

Here are some reasons to join the Anthropology 4U Club:

  • you can participate in discussion forums about Anthropology
  • you can connect with other Anthropology 4U supporters
  • you can connect with other Anthropology 4U Academy students
  • you can earn points toward ranks, and view your position on a leaderboard
  • you can earn digital badges
  • you can trade in your points for rewards, like free ebooks and free or discounted courses

Enrollment Questions

No, there is no fee to join the Anthropology 4U Club. It is FREE!

Yes! If you’re in high school, you can still become an Anthropology Club Member!

Please use the Register page to register for membership with the Anthropology 4U Club. After you create an account, you will get an email confirmation. Please confirm your information using the link in that email to finalize your registration.

Earning Rewards

Here are the digital badges and the tasks involved: (see your My Reward Status page for details)

  • Anthropology 4U Member (for registering)
  • First Comment (1 comment)
  • Beginner Commenter (5 comments)
  • Master Commenter (25 comments)
  • Expert Commenter (50 comments)
  • Ultimate Commenter (100 comments)
  • First Forum Topic (1 topic created)
  • Forum Topic Beginner (5 topics created)
  • Forum Topic Master (25 topics created)
  • Forum Topic Expert (50 topics created)
  • Forum Topic Ultimate (100 topics created)
  • First Forum Reply (1 reply)
  • Forum Reply Beginner (5 replies)
  • Forum Reply Master (25 replies)
  • Forum Reply Expert (50 replies)
  • Forum Reply Ultimate (100 replies)
  • Favorite Forum Topic (1 topic favorited)
  • First Purchase in the Shop (1 purchase)
  • Beginner Shopper (5 purchases)
  • Master Shopper (10 purchases)
  • Expert Shopper (15 purchases)
  • Ultimate Shopper (20 purchases)
  • Profile Update (1 time)
  • Avatar Created (1 time)
  • Profile Cover Pic (uploaded 1 time)
  • First Friend (1 friend)
  • Beginner Friend (5 friends)
  • Master Friend (10 friends)
  • Expert Friend (25 friends)
  • Ultimate Friend (50 friends)
  • First Video (watch 1 video)
  • Video Beginner (watch 10 videos)
  • Video Master (watch 25 videos)
  • Video Expert (watch 50 videos)
  • Video Ultimate (watch 100 videos)
  • First Page/Post Read (1 page/post viewed)
  • Beginner Reader (50 pages/posts viewed)
  • Master Reader (100 pages/posts viewed)
  • Expert Reader (250 pages/posts viewed)
  • Ultimate Reader (500 pages/posts viewed)
More badges may be added in the future.

Points are awarded for the following tasks: (See your My Reward Status page for details and the exact number of points given for each task.)

  • becoming a member
  • visiting the website
  • viewing a post
  • viewing a page
  • viewing testimonials
  • viewing forums
  • viewing topics in forums
  • viewing replies in forums
  • viewing events
  • viewing popups
  • viewing ranks
  • viewing products
  • viewing courses
  • viewing lessons
  • viewing quizzes
  • viewing projects
  • being a member for a year
  • taking a free course
  • taking a paid course
  • passing a course
  • posting a new forum topic
  • if someone favorites your forum topic
  • posting a new forum reply
  • updating your profile
  • uploading an avatar
  • uploading a cover photo
  • new friend
  • posting a new comment
  • adding an activity to favorites
  • sending a message
  • viewing videos
  • logging in
  • purchasing items in the eBook Store

More tasks and points may be added in the future.

Ranks are levels that you earn by accumulating points. There are 10 ranks. You start at Rank #1 and earn your way up.

  • Rank 1: Anthropology Newbie (0 – 4,999 points)
  • Rank 2: Anthropology Major (5,000 – 5,999 points)
  • Rank 3: Anthropology Graduate Student (6,000 – 6,999 points)
  • Rank 4: Anthropology Teaching Assistant (7,000 – 9,999 points)
  • Rank 5: Anthropology Adjunct Instructor (10,000 – 14,999 points)
  • Rank 6: Anthropology Instructor (15,000 – 19,999 points)
  • Rank 7: Anthropology Assistant Professor (20,000 – 49,999 points)
  • Rank 8: Anthropology Associate Professor (50,000 – 79,999 points)
  • Rank 9: Anthropology Professor (80,000 – 99,999 points)
  • Rank 10: Anthropology Professor Emeritus (100,000 – 100,000,000 points)

More ranks may be added in the future.

Reward Questions

There are 2 kinds of rewards for Anthropology 4U Club members:

  1. FREE items in the eBook Store
  2. FREE or Discounted Anthropology 4U Academy Courses
  • Free Items in the eBook Store: You can use your points to pay for items in the eBook Store. For example, an ebook that costs US$5 can be paid for with 5,000 points. You also earn points for each purchase (the amount varies–just check the item description).
  • Free or Discounted Anthropology 4U Academy Courses: You can use your points to get discounts or free courses through the Anthropology 4U Academy. More information is coming soon!

Please note that additional rewards may be added in the future.

First, you need to become an Anthropology 4U Club Member by registering here. Then, you can earn Points and Digital Badges for completing various tasks. The more Points you have, the higher your Rank as well. See the “Earning Rewards” section on this page for more information.

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