Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology

ISBN-13: 9781259870446

ISBN-10: 1259870448

Author: Jill Quadagno

Edition: 7

Publication date:
2017
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Format:
Hardcover 464 pages
Category:
Sociology, Education
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Acknowledged author Jill Quadagno wrote Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology comprising 464 pages back in 2017. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1259870448 and 9781259870446. Since then Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $75.09 or rent at the marketplace.


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Quadagno’s groundbreaking text, Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology, examines the relationship between quality of life in old age and its experiential catalysts. Throughout the text an emphasis is placed on the intersectionality of race, class, gender, and culture, and how these classifications affect quality of life. Students will come away with a broad background for understanding crucial and current policy debates.Digital• Connect®―The Connect Suite effectively engages students in the course so they are better prepared for class, more active in discussion, and achieve better results. Its innovative and adaptive technology addresses a wide variety of student and instructor needs with a rich database of assignable and assessable activities, each attached to learning objectives. Connect, part of the Connect suite, is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that features a number of powerful tools that make managing assignments easier for instructors and learning and studying more engaging and efficient for students.•Connect InsightTM―As part of the Connect Suite, InsightTM puts real-time analytics in your hands so you can take action early and keep struggling students from falling behind. Designed for your tablet or desktop computer, Insight is a series of visual displays providing at-a-glance information regarding how your section, students, and assignments are doing.• SmartBook―As part of the Connect Suite, SmartBook is the first and only adaptive reading and learning experience that changes the way students read. It creates a personalized, interactive reading environment like no other by highlighting important concepts, while helping students identify their strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that he or she is focused on the content needed to close specific knowledge gaps, while it simultaneously promotes long term learning.• LearnSmart―As part of the Connect Suite, LearnSmart is an adaptive learning program designed to help students learn faster, study smarter, and retain more knowledge for greater success. Millions of students have answered billions of questions in LearnSmart, making it the most widely used tool that’s proven to strengthen memory recall, retain student attendance, and boost grades.