College of the Siskiyous

PSY 1070 - Understanding the Aging Brain of Older Adults

Online Course Information

Fall 2019 (Section #7252)

Teaching older adults is a unique challenge. This course explores the psychological basis for learning to teach older adults. The focus will be on issues and disorders related to aging, including demographic trends, basic theories, concepts and philosophic ideas, social policies, planning issues, and services available to meet the educational and health needs of older adults. The course will include critical evaluation of psychological and psychosocial issues related to aging, with consideration of research methodology utilized with this population of interest. (AA,CSU)

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