Perspectives in Gerontology
||Texas Tech University
||3 credit hours - $600 per credit
||August 25, 2022 - December 13, 2022
This course provides an overview of current aging issues. The course focuses on gerontology theory and research, critical social and political issues in aging, the interdisciplinary focus of gerontology, current career opportunities, and aging in the future.
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Disability Support Services
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Aging: Concepts and controversies
Moody, H.R., & Sasser, J. R.
Edition: 10th ed.
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Ashlee Murden, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the setup of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. If assistance is needed regarding setup of their eRaider access, IT Help Central can be contacted at 806-742-4357 (HELP) or toll-free at 877-484-3573 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.