Social Gerontology Summary Form

Summary of Prior Learning - Social Gerontology

Students must consult with their mentor about the use of this summary form. This information provides the evaluator with an introduction to your learning. In the interview, the evaluator will ask you questions similar to those given in the Guide to Credit for Prior Learning. If necessary, you and the evaluator may agree on further methods of demonstrating your learning, including a written essay, a demonstration or performance, an examination or a sample of your work. Please attach appropriate documentation to this form.

You will be charged for your assessment of prior learning based on the IEF or IPLA fee structures as seen on If your first matriculated enrollment was the January 2012 term or later, you may incur additional charges for the submission of Individualized Prior Learning Assessments (IPLAs). If your first matriculated enrollment was prior to January 2012, you must have paid the Individual Evaluation Fee (IEF) before this request can be processed.

Please submit two copies of this form and two copies of any attached documentation to:
CDL Assessment Office, Empire State College, 113 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Name:___________________________________________________________ESC ID:______________________


Phone (w)________________ (h)________________ Email Address:________


Please indicate if you are involved in any of the following CDL programs:

____AARP _____AT&T _____Lucent _____United Steelworkers

____Army _____Navy

Credits Requested:________ Level: Intro. or Advanced

Liberal Credit Requested:__________

Check the areas in which you believe you have competence. Identify whether you have an introductory or an advanced level of understanding.

Gerontology, The Study of Aging    
Biological Aging    
Context of Aging    
Illness, Chronic Disease and Disability in Old Age    
Successful and Productive Aging    
Families, Intergen. and Interdependent Rltnshps    
Social Programs    
Careers, Economic Status and Retirement    
Politics, Policies and the Future    

1. List (or attach training documents for) any training programs you have taken in the area of social gerontology. Give the approximate dates and length of each workshop/class/seminar.

2. Please describe your work experience related to social gerontology. Include names of businesses, agencies, organizations, positions held/tasks performed, time of involvement.

3. What books have you read in the area? What journals do you read or subscribe to in this area?