First course of two-course sequence providing an interdisciplinary forum for exploring current issues in aging and culminating in a project that addresses a specific challenge or opportunity facing older adults and their communities. Topic areas will reflect the background and interests of students in the program.
- Identify a specific need for a project that addresses a challenge or opportunity facing older adults and their communities
- Specify key milestones and a timeline for execution and completion of research and project activities
- Integrate appropriate theoretical concepts and/or models in developing the rationale for the project
- Identify appropriate resources and sources of data for the project
- Organize and critically review the literature presented to provide the rationale for the project
- Identify and address socio-cultural and ethical issues and context relevant to the project in an informed and sensitive manner
- Prepare and submit an application to the IRB, if required, for approval of the project
- Participate critically and productively in peer discussions of the development of individual projects
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