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A certificate in gerontology using distance technology to reach learners in rural areas

A certificate in gerontology using distance technology to reach learners in rural areas

final report for the period January 1, 1994 to December 31, 1995

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Published by Center for Continuing Education and Summer Programs, Department of Community and Government Studies, University of Montana in Missoula, MT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gerontology -- Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Distance education -- Montana

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport authors : Ann Szalda-Petree, Richard Offner
    ContributionsOffner, Richard B, Alexander, Sharon E, Forbes, David, University of Montana--Missoula. Center for Continuing Education and Summer Programs, United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination20, [16] p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621433M
    OCLC/WorldCa38423045

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Purpose of the Program. The Certificate Program is a 12 credit multi-disciplinary program administered through the School of Social Work. The program is designed to prepare graduate students, individual practitioners, and professionals to work in the field of aging in a variety of settings, integrating gerontology into the student's primary discipline.

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Coursework completed at either institution may be applied to the Certificate Program. The two universities are located within a short 15 minute drive from each other.

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