Mar 18, 2018  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

GERON GR 691 Capstone Project Seminar

The course guides each master’s student through the production to completion of a research project and report. Topics include a critique of unresolved issues in analyses of age, cohort, and period effects; an exposition of theoretical developments in social gerontological theory and their application to the issue of social policy and aging; explication of a research project, including interview training; research problem development, implementation of appropriate research methods for specific problems, and how to prepare a written document that describes the design of the project, the results of the analysis, and conclusions.

Prerequisite(s): GERON 601 and 603 Graduate student in Gerontology

3 Credit(s)