This page gives links to screencasts of a tutorial on System Dynamics delivered by Nathaniel Osgood (University of Saskatchewan). I hope that you find these materials useful in advancing your understanding.

You may find of interest the video, screencast or audio recordings from other online classes or relevant talks by the same presenter.

Lecture A1 -- Introduction to System Dynamics and Overview of Modeling Process.mpg

Lecture A2 -- Causal Loop Diagrams

Lecture A3 -- Stocks and Flows

Lecture A4 -- Infectious Disease Models

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