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Required Textbooks

Readings for the OSU S.A.G.E. courses are found in textbooks, contained in online professional journal articles, or on websites linked through the OSU S.A.G.E. weekly lessons.   Review the lessons on the OSU S.A.G.E. program website weekly to determine what your reading assignment will be for the week.  Online discussions are based on these readings.  Allow 2-4 hours per week to prepare for class.

2019 OSU S.A.G. E. Program

Introduction to Applied Gerontology Interdisciplinary Case Studies in
Clinical Gerontology
Issues and Trends in Aging

Hooyman, N.R. & Kiyak, H.A. (2011).Social Gerontology: A Multidisciplinary Perspective (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Education publishing as Allyn & Bacon.

*This a new edition and is required effective 2021.

All readings for this course are from professional journal articles and are contained as links within each Lesson of the course.  No additional textbooks are required for this course.

Aging: Concepts and Controversies, Harry R. Moody, Pineforge Press, 8th edition (A SAGE publication) 2015.                                                                                                   

There are many sources for acquiring these textbooks, and we encourage you to pursue the most convenient and reliable source for your situation. Here are a few options: