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SOWK 772 - Programs and Services for Older Adults

Class Session: Monday, June 25, 2018 - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Katherine Leith


Course Description

Examination of the policy/planning issues relating to older adults, including current trends in services, base for social service development, and evaluation of services for older adults.


General Information

Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. All students will view the class via the internet using an Adobe Connect URL that will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(100% asynchronous - if course has any online or face-to-face meetings, live attendance will not be required. For any such sessions, there will be alternative ways to view or obtain the material covered).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


Syllabus Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Assignment Information

Enrolled students will be able to view in Blackboard.


Information is accurate as of February 18, 2018, 5:40 am (Subject to change)



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