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ERIC Number: ED003277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Dec
Pages: 245
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THE ROLE OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE EDUCATION OF THE AGED.
BARNES, ROBERT E.; HENDRICKSON, ANDREW
THIS STUDY WAS AIMED AT (1) DISCOVERING THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF OLDER PERSONS, (2) DETERMINING WHICH OF THESE NEEDS COULD BEST BE SERVED BY ACTIVITIES HELD ON A UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, OFFERED IN A NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER, OR BROADCAST OVER RADIO OR TV, AND (3) IDENTIFYING PERSONS IN THE OLDER POPULATION WHO COULD ACT AS RESOURCES IN TEACHING CLASSES OR PROGRAMS FOR THE AGING. A MODIFIED Q-SORT OF 96 ITEMS YIELDED A RANK ORDER PREFERENCE AMONG THE SAMPLE FOR ITEMS ON RELIGION, PROBLEMS OF OLDER YEARS, AND SUCH ACTIVITIES AS GARDENING AND FLOWER RAISING, TRAVEL, PHYSICAL FITNESS, AND GOOD GROOMING. A SECOND LEVEL OF INTEREST INCLUDED TOPICS RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGY, MANAGING OF FINANCES, HISTORY, PUBLIC AFFAIRS, AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS. (LP)
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Identifiers: COLUMBUS; OHIO