Enhancements    

Community of Practice on Aging
Log In to contribute to this community

 

Events

There are no current events posted. Please check back later.

Networks

None

Description

We are an interdisciplinary educational and research based community of practice focused on aging. We conduct educational offerings and research focused on the processes of aging and the geriatric population. We welcome a broad range of content expertise and use a wide variety of data collection, analytic techniques, and educational methods. We would like to capitalize on existing expertise and resources to promote a data base of community of practice members showing scholarship and practice on older adult populations in the El Paso del Norte border region.

Aspirations

Members of the community of practice on aging aspire to increase the presence of aging in scholarship and curriculum at UTEP. This will be accomplished through integrating community partners to build on community based participatory education and research. We are committed to facilitate mentoring of faculty, students, and community members to have an opportunity to engage in educational offerings focused on aging and meaningful research issues specific to this unique border population. Through these activities we hope to build an interdisciplinary focus on aging by developing a curriculum and implementing a certificate on aging at the undergraduate and graduate level. Our ultimate goal is to develop a center on aging to promote excellence in research, teaching, and practice.

KEYWORDS

  1. adult
  2. aging
  3. geriatric

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Health and Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
  2. Education for the 21st Century Demographic
  3. Other

COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Health Sciences - Occupational Therapy
community engagement, international service-learning, Occupational therapy education, productive aging, Spinal Cord Injury, Teaching and Learning

Assistant Professor
Liberal Arts - Psychology
attention, Cognition, Cognitive Aging, Community Engaged Scholarship, learning, memory, Timing

Professor
Engineering - Civil Engineering
cross border transportation, intelligent transportation systems, smart cities., transportation engineering, transportation security, transportation-health
Featured: Awards

Assistant Professor
Health Sciences - Speech-Language Pathology
Bilingual Adults, Cognition, Hearing loss, Listening Effort, Speech Perception

Professor
Health Sciences - Kinesiology
Aging and Physical Activity, Cognitive Effects of Fitness for Older Adults, Physical, Physical Training Modalities, Physiological, Resistance Training, Sprint and Agility Training, Strength and Conditioning
Featured: Awards


DIALOG SOURCES

I3 Move Communities provide a way to share expertise, resources, and community information to the general public. There are numerous tools available, both open source and proprietary, for engaging in dialog and sharing information and knowledge within a closed group.

Communities have access to IBM SmartCloud, a tool that provides a Cloud Computing solution for sharing files, defining activities, creating blogs, developing wikis, and promoting ideas. To request an account and training on IBM SmartCloud, contact econnect@utep.edu.

This community engages in dialog as follows:

None specified to date.