ERIC Number: ED228581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Teaching and Learning about Aging. Developments in Classroom Instruction Series.
Ulin, Richard O.
This booklet is intended to be a discussion document for teachers who are concerned with the specialized interests of the aging. The seven chapters are: (1) Aging: What's the Fuss All About?; (2) What Do the Young Know of Aging?; (3) Can Aging be Taught?; (4) Are the Schools Too Busy?; (5) Aging: What is There to Learn and Teach?; (6) What Has Been Done? Recent Curricular Developments; and (7) Aging Education and the Generation Gap. Chapter five is divided into seven sections that disucss the biology of aging, the psychology of aging, the historical perspective on aging, the politics and economics of aging, a sociological perspective on aging, literature and aging, and a cross-cultural perspective on aging. An eight page reference section is appended. (PAS)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Aging Education, Aging (Individuals), Biology, Economic Factors, Generation Gap, History, Older Adults, Psychology, School Role
National Education Association Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, CT 06516 (Stock No. 1826-5-00, $6.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.