Psychosocial Approaches to Gerontology
CLASS SESSION: Thursday, August 24, 2017-Friday, December 08, 2017
General Information: Students may be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Wednesdays from 5:50 - 8:35 pm on 8/30/17, 10/11/17 and 11/29/17 in Wardlaw College room 116, or may view the class at a later time. For students viewing the class live online, the Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
This course is cross-listed with PSYC 700.
Online Session Information:
There will be three live online meetings on Wednesdays from 5:50 - 8:35 pm on 8/30/17, 10/11/17 and 11/29/17.
Video Streaming Assistance:
For information on getting started and technical information about streaming video, visit the Media Services Web site.
Course Delivery Type: Over 50% Web Delivery: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Rita Chou
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Introduction to gerontology from the fields of demography, psychology, sociology, social welfare, and economics.
Information is accurate as of
February 21, 2018, 1:46 pm
(Subject to change)
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.