Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Provides job tools and learning outcomes assessment opportunities for students completing the Gerontology Degree and any Certificates. Focuses on reviewing and modifying career and educational/training goals; reassessing the occupational outlook and labor market; building a professional network; formulating mission and vision statements and other branding tools; developing master portfolios and resumes, job specific resumes, websites, brochures, cards, and other job tools; preparing for behavioral job interviews; and creating Degree and Certificate presentations in ePortfolios that assess learning outcomes and position students for employment and continued education. Prerequisite: GRN280B. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 13729

From the Instructor:
GRN282 the Gerontology Professional Seminar is taken near the end of a student's work on the AAS Degree and/or Certificates. Topics include reviewing and revising career goals and plans; analyzing the labor market, planning a job search, and reviewing internships; building a network and formalizing mission/vision statements; creating Master and Job Specific Resumes; preparing for Job Interviews; planning, creating, and sharing Career and Learning Outcome Assessment ePortfolios; and sharing a Capstone Presentation. The textbook is Managing Your Career in Aging, which is also used for GRN181 and 280b. Annette Lansing and Jan Abushakrah are co-teaching this course. Students are encouraged to attend some or all of the Gerontology Monday meetings, particularly the Capstone Seminar on the Monday of Finals Week. See the Gerontology Mondays & Course Calendars for details. Fall Term Gerontology Mondays will be held in TCB107, unless otherwise indicated. The first Monday of the term (January 4, 2016) features the Gerontology Term Orientation for all Gerontology students, in TCB107, from 5 to 7pm. The Orientation and all other Gerontology Mondays will be video-recorded as well.
Course Specific Requirements:
This course will be available online starting 9:00 AM on January 4, 2016. To login to your course in D2L, please go to https://my.pcc.edu and click on the Desire2Learn login link on the left of your MyPCC homepage. You can also access D2L directly through http://online.pcc.edu. Be sure to declare majors for the Degree and all Certificates you are earning! Contact Annette at annette.lansing@pcc.edu for course questions. Contact Jan at jabushak@pcc.edu or 971-722-4077 with any advising or graduation questions. Students in this course have access to their ePortfolios and to the Gerontology Program Homeroom in D2L.
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.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learners:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learners. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg
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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
13729 WEB » - 04-Jan-2016 thru 19-Mar-2016
Instructor: Annette R Lansing
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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