|Title||Adulthood and Aging|
|Field of Study||Social science|
This course examines the lifespan development and stages of adulthood from young adulthood through the end of life, including attention to understanding normative and non-normative changes, optimal aging and wellbeing. Special attention will also be given to aging and adult life in the Korean context.
|Objective||•Review relevant theories of development, optimal aging and wellbeing •Look at global aging issues and demographic knowledge •Identify typical and a-typical developmental trajectories and role changes •Consider various influences the adult development and wellbeing, such asfinancial and educational resources and culture. •Explore South Korean adulthood and consider the similarities and differencesbetween adult life in Korea and adult life in students’ home countries.|
|Preparations||Textbook: Course Packet Provided by Instructor Other materials: MUST HAVE Laptop or notebook computer in class for digital assignments|
|Materials||HISS Syllabus_Adulthood and Aging_Komelski|
|Last Updated||January 23, 2020|