ERIC Number: ED103614
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
A Manual on Planning Educational Programs for Older Adults.
Hendrickson, Andrew, Ed.
The compendium of addresses and resource documents taken from reports of three Institutes on Education for Aging held at Florida State University, 1969, 1971, and 1972 is offered as a general guide for those wishing to initiate educational programs for the aging. The document provides practical program suggestions and the views of authorities within the field. Illustrative material is oriented to Florida and the southeast, but is generally applicable in other regions. The physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of aging are reviewed and second career planning for older adults discussed in the first section, while the second section deals with education, counseling, the learning process and some of the teaching problems encountered. The final section offers suggestions in program planning and includes: procedural steps; needs assessment; establishing priorities and utilizing resources; program planning; and program evaluation. Contributors were: T. Rich, F. B. Thigpen, N. W. Coppinger, L. M. Sielski, I. L. Webber, H. Y. McClusky, M. E. Miller, G. F. Aker, S. Hand, and A. Hendrickson. (MW)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults, Age, Age Differences, Career Change, Career Planning, Educational Programs, Educational Resources, Guides, Human Development, Individual Characteristics, Needs Assessment, Older Adults, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Speeches, State Programs, Teaching
Department of Adult Education, Florida State University, 920 West College Avenue, Tallahassee, Florida 32306 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Dept. of Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida