Threaded Discussion #2
Perceptions of Aging
The threaded discussion will provide the student with the opportunity to explore different topics, share what he/she is learning with classmates, and gain clarity about the content. This assignment reflects student centered independent learning.
The student will: • Apply critical thinking through participation of selected topics • Engage in thoughtful discourse with peers • Incorporate topic discussion into clinical judgment and decision making within the setting
Directions: Part 1: • The original post must be at least 200 – 300 words in length • Describe what you feel is a typically older adult. • What are some of the typical characteristics you would expect to observe? • What are your thoughts about aging for your parents and/or yourself? • Share an experience you have had with an older adult (give examples). It can be positive, negative, challenging, or humorous. What did you learn from this experience?