Summer 2019 - GERO 300 C100

Introduction to Gerontology (3)

Class Number: 5190

Delivery Method: Distance Education

Overview

  • Course Times + Location:

    Distance Education

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Aug 12, 2019
    3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    AQ 3005, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    60 units.

Description

CALENDAR DESCRIPTION:

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.

Grading

  • PERSONA Project (Group Discussion and Submission) 15%
  • Assignment 1 15%
  • Assignment 2 (Outline) 5%
  • Assignment 2 30%
  • Final Exam 35%

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Materials

REQUIRED READING:

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

Centre for Online and Distance Education Notes:

All CODE Courses are delivered through Canvas unless noted otherwise on the course outline.
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Required Readings listed on the course outlines are the responsibility of the student to purchase. Textbooks are available for purchase at the SFU Bookstore on the Burnaby campus or online through the Bookstore's website.

All CODE courses have an Additional Course Fee of $40

Exams
Exams are scheduled to be written on the SFU Burnaby campus at the noted time and date (unless noted as a take-home exam). 
If your course has a take-home exam, please refer to Canvas for further details. 

Students are responsible for following all Exam Policies and Procedures (e.g., missing an exam due to illness).

This course outline was accurate at the time of publication but is subject to change. Please check your course details in your online delivery method, such as Canvas.



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Registrar Notes:

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