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Quinn, Jocey; Blandon, Claudia – Palgrave Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning, 2020
This book explores the potential for lifelong learning in dementia. A growing social issue, dementia has previously been understood as a wasteland for learning: at best, those with dementia are helped to hold on to some pre-existing skills. This book draws on extensive qualitative data with people with dementia and their families to demonstrate…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Dementia, Intergenerational Programs
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Cunningham, Emma; Jesson, Rebecca; Wendt Samu, Tanya – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
In this article, we focus on how Pacific family support places success of individuals within a wider narrative of intergenerational family stories, contributing to successful futures for the participating Pacific youth and their families. Guided by Pacific research principles, we used interviews with families and adolescents to explore the role of…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Parent Participation, Intergenerational Programs, Story Telling
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Burke, Geraldine; Alfrey, Laura; Hall, Clare; O'Connor, Justen – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2021
This article explores how the Museum, Art and Wellbeing project brought primary school children and seniors from the same local community together to engage in explorative activities designed to reveal individual and mutual assets for wellbeing. The Museum, Art and Wellbeing project undertook a participatory arts-based approach to investigate how…
Descriptors: Well Being, Intergenerational Programs, Museums, Elementary School Students
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Kim, Eun Hae; Chee, Kyong Hee; DeStefano, Clay; Broome, Anna; Bell, Brenda – Educational Gerontology, 2021
Community-based exercise classes may enhance health outcomes for older adults, but they tend to have high drop-out rates. Given age integration theory, structuring social support opportunities may be one effective solution for this problem. The objectives of this study are to determine 1) if the proposed 'Intergenerational Exercise Buddy Program'…
Descriptors: Persistence, Intergenerational Programs, Physical Activities, Older Adults
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Scrivano, Rachel M.; McCullock, Seth P. – Communication Teacher, 2022
Ageism is highly prevalent, especially among college students. However, efforts to reduce ageism largely take place in helping professions. This activity seeks to promote positive perceptions toward older adults and aging among communication undergraduate students through gerontological education, a positive intergeneration contact experience, a…
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Reflection
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Flores, Tracey T. – Urban Education, 2022
This paper shares the stories of Latina mothers and daughters as they participarted in Somos Escritoras, a creative space, that invites them to write and perform stories from their lived experiences. At workshops, girls and their mothers crafted writing and created artwork that examines and critiques the many ways to express and define themselves.…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Daughters, Intergenerational Programs
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Heffernan, Kristin; Hazzan, Afeez A.; Dauenhauer, Jason – Educational Gerontology, 2022
Research has identified the benefits and challenges of creating multigenerational classrooms for the purpose of intergenerational learning in higher education. However, much less has been written about the systems of support needed at the organizational level to promote intergenerational learning within lifelong learning initiatives as a key…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Lifelong Learning, Intergenerational Programs, Teacher Attitudes
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Campbell, Todd; Rodriguez, Laura; Moss, David M.; Volin, John C.; Arnold, Chester; Cisneros, Laura; Chadwick, Cary; Dickson, David; Rubenstien, Jesse M.; Abebe, Bethlehem – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2021
This research aimed to better understand the interaction between positioning and STEM identity authoring as intergenerational teams collaborated to complete community conservation projects, following a two-day conservation and geospatial technology workshop. Scientists and science educators supported these learners as they developed the focus,…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Community Programs, Conservation (Environment), Adolescents
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Stanley, Maree; Allen, Penny; Tunks, Terry-Ann; Davenport, Melinda; Cartmel, Jennifer – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2022
Intergenerational playgroups purposively bring older people, young children and their caregivers together to engage in play and develop reciprocal relationships. Intergenerational research focuses on the benefits for participants, with much less known about how these programmes sustain. This paper discusses and explores programme sustainability…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Young Children, Caregivers, Play
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Farrer, Rachel; Douse, Louise; Aujla, Imogen – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2022
There is growing interest in the use of intergenerational practice in arts and health to support psychological well-being and community cohesion. However, little research has addressed the facilitation of such projects, or how higher education institutions can support them. Here we examine the role of the University of Bedfordshire in Generations…
Descriptors: Art Education, Health Education, School Community Relationship, Intergenerational Programs
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Sant, Edda; McDonnell, Jane; Pashby, Karen; Menendez Alvarez-Hevia, David – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2021
Concerned about the limits of normative deliberative pedagogies, we designed and organized a workshop to explore to possibilities of an agonistic pedagogy for global citizenship education. We brought together a range of participants including national and international primary and university students, researchers and curriculum developers and we…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Workshops
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Nolan-Arañez, Shannon I. – New Directions for Student Leadership, 2020
Educational environments have the capacity to cultivate transformative leaders who can resolve global issues and move society toward a positive social change. This chapter focuses on the value of mentorship and community-based service projects to support students' spiritual and leadership development. Lessons learned via a university case study of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Service Learning, College Students, Spiritual Development
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Alonso Ruiz, Rosa Ana; Sáenz de Jubera Ocón, Magdalena; Valdemoros San Emeterio, María Ángeles; Ponce de León Elizondo, Ana – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2022
Leisure activities shared by grandparents and grandchildren provide important benefits. The health and humanitarian crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made it necessary to use digital tools to alleviate the lack of contact between adults and children. This paper had as its aim to identify the digital leisure shared by…
Descriptors: Internet, Intergenerational Programs, Well Being, COVID-19
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Boluk, Karla A.; Miller, Maggie C. – Schole: A Journal of Leisure Studies and Recreation Education, 2021
Existing scholarship exploring the notion of mentorship in academic environments typically reflects support for negotiating tenure. This form of mentorship supports an established scholar to aid in the professional development of a junior scholar. The unilateral nature of this form of mentorship is critiqued for reifying power dynamics. Absent…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Faculty, Intergenerational Programs, Integrated Curriculum
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Maslo, Irina – Journal of Educational Sciences, 2019
The purpose of this biographical paper is to reflect generational changes in the landscape of educational sciences during the last 20 years. Rapid change within the educational science generations on the one hand, and in the gap between the research-generations has been observed in the last years at the international level. Despite this fact, the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Intergenerational Programs, Age Groups, Cooperation
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