AP/SOWK2020 3.0 B: Addiction in Contemporary Society

Offered by: SOWK


Summer 2019




ONLN (Fully Online)


Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Introduction to the field of addictions. Based on the premise that the concept of addiction is socially constructed, the course will examine definitions of addiction, the relation of addiction to the state, treatment, recovery, change and future directions in the field. Note 1: This course is offered on a full Internet basis. Note 2: Students are required to have access to a computer that is able to support the software requirements of the course. Note 3: This course does not count for major credit in social work. Note 4: This course is not open to social work majors.

Course Website

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    Getting Started with your Fully Online Course

Students enrolled in this course are required to review the Next Steps website.

The Next Steps website explains how to start your fully online (ONLN) & blended (BLEN) course(s) with start up information including computing requirements, course website access instructions and links to course outlines & course websites. Students are also encouraged to review the Student Guide to eLearning at York University.

Moodle course website access starts within the first week of the term. For late enrollees it takes two business days from the time of your enrolment to access the Moodle websites once the semester has started. Course materials begin to be released on the course website during the first week of the semester. Get familiar with Moodle by reviewing the Moodle Student Resources Page.

For enrolment matters and academic related questions, please contact the affiliated LA&PS School/Department. For eLearning support please contact eLearning Services, LA&PS.

Moodle and computing support can be directed to askit@yorku.ca or visit the Student Computing website

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