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GERON 6240 Aging and the Arts
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Gerontology, Gerontology
https://student.apps.utah.edu/uofu/stu/ClassSchedules/main/1214/description.html?subj=GERON&catno=62

 

Course Level: Masters

Course Type: Masters

IPE: No

Course Open to:

Institution:University of Utah

Pre-requisites: Instructor Consent

Course Description: ATTENTION: THIS IS A MASTERS LEVEL COURSE. OVERVIEW OF CONTENT: This course is designed to explore the influence of artistic expression on the aging experience. Students will study approaches to aging in a variety of disciplines, such as: theatre, art, film, dance, and music. Analysis and critique of creative works will occur in reference to aging and art theory. Students will research and share resources, learn how to utilize artistic knowledge when working with older adults, and examine future trends. OBJECTIVES: The student will – 1. Identify approaches to aging through artistic forms, such as theatre, art, film, dance, and music; 2. Connect aging theories to older adult contributions in the world of art; 3. Integrate creativity and gerontology with personal goals and values; 4. Research, collect, and share resources associated with aging and the arts; 5. Demonstrate the ability to utilize artistic knowledge when working with older adults; 6. Analyze and critique artistic approaches to aging.

 

Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Online

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Heather Clarkson

email: heather.clarkson@nurs.utah.edu

 

Tuition: current NEXus tuition rate

 

Other considerations: Masters, PhD, and DNP Students Welcome!

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

SPRING 2019

Section: 091
Instructor: Jackie Eaton, PhD
Seats: 2
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-19-19
End Date: 05-03-19



SPRING 2020

Section: 091
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-20-20
End Date: 05-02-20



SPRING 2021

Section: 091
Instructor: Jackie Eaton, PhD
Seats: 5
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 01-21-21
End Date: 05-05-21

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