ERIC Number: EJ600745
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Developing Theory into Practice: Researching Intergenerational Exchange.
Ellis, Stephen W.; Granville, Gillian
Education and Ageing, v14 n3 p231-48 1999
A study of older adult volunteers mentoring primary and secondary students used a framework for intergenerational exchange based on life span development, citizenship, social exclusion, and synergy. Older mentors achieved significant psychological and social gains, and both age groups enjoyed working together for their mutual benefit. (SK)
Descriptors: Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Intergenerational Programs, Mentors, Older Adults, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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