GRN282 Gerontology Prof Seminar

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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. Prerequisite: GRN 280B. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates Materials
21503 Web 02-Apr-2018 thru 16-Jun-2018 Textbooks for CRN 21503
Instructor: Jan L Abushakrah
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-8254 (Office) or 971-722-4077 (Dept Chair) or 971-722-8548 (Fax).

Course details: CRN 21503

Course materials


No textbooks required.

Proctored exams and activities:

There are no proctored exams and activities.

Other in-person and on-campus activities:

There are no other in-person and on-campus activities.


There is no additional technology required for this class.

Instructor comments:

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 required textbook is Managing Your Career in Aging, which is also used for GRN181 and 280b, and is available online in the GRN Homeroom. 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. Spring Term Gerontology Mondays will be held on Sylvania Campus, SS121, unless otherwise indicated. The first Monday of the term, April 2nd, features the Gerontology Spring Term Orientation, from 5 to 7pm. The Orientation and all other Gerontology Mondays will be video-recorded as well.

This course will be available online from 12am on April 2nd. To login to your course in D2L, please go to and click on the D2L/Brightspace login link on the left of your MyPCC homepage. You can also access D2L/Brightspace directly through Be sure to declare majors for the Degree and all Certificates you are earning by emailing, with your G number! Annette Lansing and Jan Abushakrah co-teach this course. Contact Annette at Contact Jan at 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/Brightspace.

Web course information

No show policy
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Web Technical Requirements:
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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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