ERIC Number: EJ549836
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Using Biographies of Adults over 65 Years of Age to Understand Life-Span Developmental Psychology.
Neysmith-Roy, Joan M.; Kleisinger, Carmel L.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n2 p116-18 1997
Describes an undergraduate course project where students helped mentally alert senior citizens write their life stories. By assisting senior citizens to organize memories and interpret life decisions, the students experienced stages they had not yet lived through. Students evaluated the course project as a positive learning and personal growth experience. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
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