AGEING, POLICY AND PRACTICE
Credit points: 15
This subject provides an overview of policies and practices that address ageing in contemporary society. Implications of ageing are reviewed in global perspective. Ageing peoples needs for meaningful occupation and activity, and for social inclusion and participation, are explored. Policies that address the implications of these needs for town planning, community engagement and service provision are considered and evaluated, as are services supporting healthy ageing and quality of life for older people.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorAngela Herd
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesEngaging with lectures, guest speakers, and subject readings, and the completion of two written assessments (each worth 50%).
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Selected readings aligning with subject content and SILOs.
Resource TypeJournal article
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela Herd
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Literature Review (2,500 words)
Presentation of an Argument and/or Perspective (equivalent to 2,500 words)