ERIC Number: EJ522035
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Preparation for Practice with Rural and Minority Elderly: A Faculty Development Model.
Holland, Carl D.; Sullivan, Quintin E.
Human Services in the Rural Environment, v17 n3-4 p47-52 Win-Spr 1994
A multidisciplinary faculty development project at Illinois State University increased faculty expertise about aging, integrated faculty knowledge into undergraduate courses, produced 50 instructional units, increased student knowledge about the rural elderly, generated faculty research on minority and poor elderly, established a multidisciplinary network of faculty and practitioners, and strengthened the university-community relationship. Contains 22 references. (LP)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Health Services, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Gerontology, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Human Services, Interdisciplinary Approach, Interprofessional Relationship, Minority Groups, Models, Older Adults, Professional Occupations, Rural Areas, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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