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Spring 2018 Course Information
Environments and Aging

Course Description
In this course, student examine attributes of physical environments that support special needs of older people. Student apply this knowledge to the design and management of housing, institutional settings, neighborhoods, and communities.
Contacts
Instructor

Lyn Norris-Baker
Office: 603-383-4884
lyn@ksu.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

Aging in the Right Place
Stephen M. Golant
ISBN: 978-1938870330
Publisher: Health Professions Press

Design for Assisted Living: Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail
Victor Regnier
Edition: 1st
ISBN: 978-0471351825
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

AARP Guide to Revitalizing Your Home
Rosemary Bakker
ISBN: 978-1600592805
Publisher: Lark Crafts


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at K-State, the K-State campus coordinator, Rachel Ohmes, will email an instructional course access packet to students for courses taught by K-State. Using the instructional packet, students create their K-State eID and complete the K-State Course Access Form at least 5 days before the first day of class. Students meeting all deadlines for eID creation and submission will have access to K-State Online by the first day of class.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – Jacy Phillips, Early Care for a Mobile Society Graduate