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Research Methods in Gerontology

  • Course Number: GMS 6099
  • Credits: 3
  • Course Format: This online course is tailored for asynchronous distance learners.
  • Course Syllabus: Download

Course Description

This course helps students demonstrate an understanding and basic components of the research process, including finding and critiquing peer-reviewed research findings and discussing prominent research topics relevant to the field of geriatrics.

Course Goals

The goals of the course are to: (1) provide a foundation of the fundamental concepts related to research in aging and geriatric research, (2) develop an understanding of research methodologies commonly utilized to address aging-related research questions, and (3) to promote the ability to find and critically analyze research findings in this area.