Fall 2019 - GERO 300 C100
Introduction to Gerontology (3)
Class Number: 9449
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 6, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
Examination of the aging process from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Physical and health factors in aging, economic and vocational factors in aging, family and community relations of older people, social policy and politics of aging. Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on normal aging. Students who have taken GERO 101 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Social Sciences.
- PERSONA Project (Group Discussion and Submission) 15%
- Assignment 1 15%
- Assignment 2 (Outline) 5%
- Assignment 2 30%
- Final Exam 35%
Quadagno, J. (2017). Aging and the life course: Introduction to social gerontology (7th ed.). New York: NY. McGraw Hill.
You can purchase the online textbook for 6 months at the following link: https://connect.mheducation.com/paamweb/index.html#/registration/signup/summer-2019
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