||Iowa State University
||3 credit hours - $580 per credit
||August 20, 2018 - December 14, 2018
This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of the biological, environmental, and social spheres where technology and gerontology meet. Topics include the interrelationship between population dynamics and technological change, technological research and devices that may improve older adults’ lives, particular issues for rural communities, and the social and cultural meanings, challenges, and benefits of gerontechnologies.
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.
Students will receive course information and a welcome letter about 3 weeks prior to the start of class. Then approximately one week before the first day of class at Iowa State University, the ISU campus coordinators (Michelle Zander
or Karen Smidt
) will email course access instructions to students for courses taught by Iowa State.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.