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INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY

For the fast changes of population and its challenges in Taiwan, aging is a process and topic for all the people have to know. To enhance knowing, thinking, and understanding what needs and life issues elderly adults have, this course introduces knowledge in terms of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of aging. Also provides opportunities for students to know how to find resources for seniors with different functions. Hope to build a necessary foundation for empathy, innovations, and action-taking.

Course Goal
A. Develop humanistic literacy
B. Acquire interdisciplinary knowledge
C. Respond to social change and obtain new knowledge
D. Become active and engaged citizens
E. Contribute to the welfare of humankind
Course Principle Literacy and Competence
[Principle Literacy]
  • Civic literacy
  • Concerns of Life
  • [Competence]
  • To think critically
  • To cross disciplinary boundaries
  • To adapt to social change
  • To practice
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