Nivå/kategori

Yrkesstudier

Undervisningsspråk

Engelska

Kurstyp

Obligatorisk

Cykel/nivå

Yrkeshögskoleexamen

Rekommenderat studieår

3

Omfattning

5 sp

Kompetensmål

The aim of the course is to develop a specific area within current gerontechnology through an individual project work where multiprofessional resources are contacted and used.

Läranderesultat

At the end of the course the student: - is in her/his project work expected to demonstrate a deep understandig of the process of ageing and the everyday life of the elderly - is expected to apply this gerontological knowledge in her/his gerontechnological solution - is able to demonstrate her/his skills in the English language, in scientific writing and in presenting a conference paper

Innehåll

The students have chosen a specific area of interest in the course Introduction to Gerontechnology for their individual project works: An exsisting product or service to be developed with the perspective of Design for all, Inclusive design and Product development using multiprofessional teamwork and consultaion. Information from previous studyvisits like Toimiva koti or new visits. The student will also make studyvisits of his/her own according to what is needed for the specific individual project chosen. The student will work independently and consult different professionals like physiotherapists, occupational therapists or technical devises technicians according to the specific project work chosen. The student's individual project work will be presented as poster,abstract and oral presentation in the final conference of the whole Gerontechnology module.

Förkunskaper

Introduction to gerontechnology 5cu

Litteratur

Fozard J. et al.2000. Gerontechnology: Creating enabling environments for the challenges and opportunities of aging. Educational Gerontology, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p 331, 14p. Graafmans,J.,Taipale, V. & Charness,N.(eds.).1998. Gerontechnology: a sustainable investment in the future. Amsterdam : IOS Press ISBN: 90-5199-367-6 Harrington T.L. & Harrington M.K. 2000. Gerontechnology Why and How. Shaker Publishing B.V. ISBN 90-423-0107-4 Lecture notes. Also lecture notes specificly from: Introduction to Gerontechnology (Design for all and inclusive design) and Product development Notes and information from study visits. Scientific articles.

Studieaktiviteter

  • Föreläsningar - 35 timmar
  • Studiebesök och demonstrationer - 15 timmar
  • Basgruppsarbete - 10 timmar
  • Projekt- och produktionsarbete/konstnärlig verksamhet - 25 timmar
  • Självstudier - 48 timmar

Arbetsbelastning

  • Kursens totala antal arbetstimmar: 133 timmar
  • Varav självstyrda studieformer: 133 timmar
  • Varav schemalagda studier: 0 timmar

Undervisningsform

Närundervisning

Examinationsformer

  • Demonstrationer och färdighetsprov
  • Essä, rapporter, produktioner och portfolio

Lärare

Gustafs Christel

Examinator

Gustafs Christel

Antal kursplatser

Ingen begränsning

Delprestation i kraft till

12 månader efter kursens slutdatum

Examinationsformer

  • Datum meddelas senare - Demonstrationer och presentationer
  • Datum meddelas senare - Rapporter och produktioner

Kurs- och studieplansökning