PHL207 Ethical Issues in Aging
Applies various ethical principles and critical frameworks to ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in working with older people in a variety of settings. Utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to investigating ethical issues and engaging in well-reasoned ethical discussions regarding matters of aging in order to become more proficient in ethical decision making. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available. (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).
Distance Education: Web Course Information
- From the Instructor:
- This course is structured after the assigned textbook 'Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn.' The textbook presumes some knowledge of ethics and moral theory, so the first few weeks of the course will aim to help students understand the view of ethics to which the textbook is reacting. After this, the course will follow closely the themes of the textbook and students will be responsible for debating and discussing the content of the textbook. The course will end with student presentations in which students will suggest a possible solution to a particular ethical concern or issue in the lives of aging or elderly individuals. Presentations can take various forms such as a poster, a power point slide deck, or a short essay paper.
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Course Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Required Text: 'Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn' by Holstein, Parks, and Waymack. Springer Publishing Co. 2011. ISBN: 978-0-8261-1634-5. Some select supplemental articles may also be made available online throughout the term.
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- Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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