Older adult abuse / Family Studies & Gerontology
Family Studies & Gerontolog.)The course is Family Violence Across the Life Course.
The papers will serve as a vehicle for a focussed analysis of material covered in the course. Students will select one specific issue relative to family violence and explore the issue in depth using scholarly research as the foundation for reflection and critique
SUPPLEMENTAL SCHOLARLY REFERENCES (JOURNAL ARTICLES) MUST BE USED IN DEVELOPING THE RESEARCH PAPERS.
Criteria for Evaluation of Research Papers
(1) Relevance to course content
(2) Focus and depth of analysis
(3) Organization (ideas presented flow logically)
(4) Minimal errors in grammar and spelling
(5) Adherence to APA guidelines (6th edition)
(5) Style (i.e. clarity and coherence of sentences/paragraphs), and,
(6) Creativity and innovation
For example, my topic is related to Older adult abuse, so you need to raise current issues regarding the topic, and then analyze them with critical thinking and supportive evidence, peer reviewed journal. At the end, maybe provide some suggestions to those problems.(This is my personal idea)
Course (Family Violence Across the Life Course) Description:
This course will focus on research, theory and practice in family violence as it occurs across the life course using a critical-ecological theoretical framework.
â€¢ Examine issues related to family violence as it occurs across the life course;
â€¢ Discuss research, theory, practice, and policy development in family violence;
â€¢ Analyze family violence from a critical-ecological theoretical framework;
â€¢ Review and evaluate strategies for prevention and intervention within the fields of practice pertinent to family violence.
Texts & Readings