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Course Description

This course examines and critiques issues and concepts associated with aging and older adults from the individual/physiological and the
social/structural perspective. Topics include the physical and cognitive changes with aging, along with issues related to diversity, social support,
aging-in-place, leisure, work and retirement, healthcare and technology. Through interdisciplinary course discussions and analysis of case studies,
students will develop their knowledge and build capacity to respond to the needs of an aging population.

Notes

This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.

Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.

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Course Sections
Class Number
5690
Type
LEC
Dates
Sep 12, 2022 to Dec 16, 2022
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $587.31 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5687
Type
LEC
Dates
Jan 16, 2023 to Apr 21, 2023
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $587.31 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1376
Type
LEC
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jul 28, 2023
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $587.31 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information