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GRN181 Exploring the Field of Aging

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Introduces the range of emerging professional opportunities in the field of aging, and guides students in exploring and prioritizing potential career pathways. Includes career and labor market research; assessment of passions, interests, experiences and transferable skills; informational interviews, site visits, and networking; career and educational/training goal setting and planning. No Pre-requisites. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 30534

From the Instructor:
GRN181 Exploring the Field of Aging provides an overview of emerging career areas working with older adults, and guides students through a process of self-assessment, job market analysis, informational interviews, site visits, planning and goal setting for the educational and training requirements of the student's priority career pathways. This course is required for the AAS Degree and most certificates in Gerontology, but is also suitable for students determining whether a career in aging is right for them. For questions on this class, contact the instructors, Jan Abushakrah at jabushak@pcc.edu, or Annette Lansing at annette.lansing@pcc.edu. For information on the Gerontology Program, contact us at 971-722-8254 or ger@pcc.edu. Visit our website at www.pcc.edu/ger.
Course Specific Requirements:
This course uses Desire2Learn, the PCC Learning Management Software that delivers online courses. To login, please go to https://my.pcc.edu and click on the Desire2Learn login link on the left of your MyPCC homepage. If you are new to distance learning or D2L, please do the online orientation. There will be an optional Orientation Workshop on Saturday, June 28th, from 9am to 12:30pm on the Sylvania Campus, TCB107. The videostream of that workshop will be available online in D2L by the following Monday at the latest. The required textbook, Managing Your Career in Aging, is available in PCC Bookstores (It is also used for other Gerontology Career Management Courses: GRN280A&B and 282). All other materials are available in the online course. In the Summer term, there is only one, online section of this course. Students also gain access to their ePortfolios & to the Gerontology Program Homeroom in D2L in the second week of the term.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
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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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 30534 - 23-Jun-2014 thru 30-Aug-2014
Instructor: Jan L Abushakrah
Notes: 10 wk online course. Optional mtg Sat. June 28, SY TCB 107.
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Sylvania