NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,844 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rivinen, Susanna – Educational Gerontology, 2020
This study is a part of an ongoing design-based research (DBR) project aimed at designing, piloting, and assessing a digital study module focused on older people's media education. In order to gain a better understanding of older people's media literacy and develop the teaching of adult educators, participatory creative workshops for a total of…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Older Adults, Teaching Methods, Workshops
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ko, Pei-Chun – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Lifelong learning is regarded as an important channel in promoting active engagement in later life for aging societies. While most studies depict older learners as a group resilient to engaging in lifelong learning, few have addressed the impacts of their social networks on their participation. Drawing on the nationwide lifelong learning program…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Older Adults, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Flores-Sandoval, Cecilia; Kinsella, Elizabeth Anne – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Ageism is an age-based form of discrimination that still prevails in our modern society. As other forms of discrimination, older adults may encounter ageist discourses in a variety of contexts, including health care settings. In this paper, we consider critical reflexivity as an approach to challenge ageism within health care contexts. We explore…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Social Discrimination, Health Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Ya-Ling; Hou, Huei-Tse; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Educational Gerontology, 2020
There is a growing body of research which explores the benefits to the elderly of playing digital games for knowledge acquisition, various skills enhancement and well-being. However, few systematic literature reviews have highlighted and updated the trends and findings regarding digital games designed for older users and learners. Also, a forced…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Older Adults, Skill Development, Classification
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Loving, Victoria; Ulanowski, Elizabeth; Danzl, Megan – Educational Gerontology, 2020
As individuals decline cognitively physiotherapists' attitudes become more negative. Evidence supports the use of experiential learning modules in a curriculum to improve student confidence and knowledge to treat individuals with cognitive disorders. Work stemming from Schon's model of reflection suggests that "reflection-on-specific…
Descriptors: Patients, Physical Therapy, Experiential Learning, Self Esteem
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hedegaard, Joel; Hugo, Martin – Educational Gerontology, 2020
The increasing proportion of senior citizens in the population places new demands on the existing welfare system, in terms of the delivery of social services, but also with respect to democratic issues such as 'inclusion' and 'participation.' Participation in adult education offers a context where senior citizens can be included in society,…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Folk Schools, Adult Education, Welfare Services
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Formosa, Marvin; Galea, Roberta – Educational Gerontology, 2020
One area that remained off the research radar is that interface between senior centers and learning programs, and hence, their potential to act as community-based learning hubs. Countering such a state of affairs, this article reports on an action research study to investigate the extent that a transformative learning program in a senior center…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Older Adults, Age Differences, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Kathy; Richardson, Virginia E. – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Seasoned geriatric community health workers offered valuable data that will inform educators and community health workers working with older persons. Geriatric community health workers' views about retirement and about facilitators and barriers that keep them engaged with older adults during retirement were identified. Twenty geriatric community…
Descriptors: Geriatrics, Educational Gerontology, Aging (Individuals), Public Health
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Werner, Perla; Gur, Ayelet; Porat, Amit; Zubedat, Mosa; Shinan-Altman, Shiri – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Primary care physicians play a central role in the process of providing a timely diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Recent reviews reported that their lack of knowledge and stigmatic beliefs about the disease are important barriers to providing an adequate diagnosis and even affect physicians' referral recommendations for help-seeking (HS).…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Help Seeking, Alzheimers Disease, Labeling (of Persons)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Airola, Ella; Rasi, Päivi; Outila, Marjo – Educational Gerontology, 2020
There is a need to better understand older people's use, non-use, and learning of eHealth services in their everyday lives. This paper reports a case study of a phone and video conferencing service aimed at promoting the social connectedness and well-being of older people in the sparsely populated area of Finnish Lapland. The data were derived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Health Services, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hsiao, Hua-Tsen; Chang, Chiung-Chih; Chen, Nai-Ching; Chiu, Herng-Chia; Huang, Chi-Wei; Lee, Feng-Ping; Wang, Jing-Jy – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Family caregivers play a critical role in dietary care and the nutritional status of people with dementia. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a family care-based dementia dietary educational program (DDEP) on family caregivers' nutritional knowledge, healthy eating behavior and nutritional status of people with dementia. A…
Descriptors: Dementia, Nutrition, Pretests Posttests, Scores
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berman, Jacquelin; Pardasani, Manoj; Powell, Mebane – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Age-Tastic! is a health and wellness intervention designed for older adults. Incorporating game theory and behavioral activation concepts, this intervention is a board game that engages older adults in an interactive and immersive experience over 8 weeks. This paper reports on a pilot study that evaluated the impact of this intervention on health…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Depression (Psychology), Older Adults, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Santini, Sara; Baschiera, Barbara; Socci, Marco – Educational Gerontology, 2020
Population aging is exacerbating the loss of competences in the workforce and simultaneously young people neither in employment nor in education and training (NEETs) are struggling to be reengaged in employment. These issues, which are deemed priorities for the European policy agenda, could be addressed by triggering active aging dimensions,…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Entrepreneurship, Mentors, Out of School Youth
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dassel, Kara; Butler, Jorie; Telonidis, Jacqueline; Edelman, Linda – Educational Gerontology, 2020
We developed online training modules focused on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (ADRD) designed to improve best care practices in long-term care settings, such as nursing homes, as a part of a federal grant focused on improving geriatric education for interprofessional (collaboration among different professions providing patient care)…
Descriptors: Alzheimers Disease, Dementia, Health Services, Best Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Othelia Eun-Kyoung; Kim, Do-Hong; Beum, Kyung Ah – Educational Gerontology, 2020
This study examined ways in which Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays a role in contexts between two countries: the US and South Korea, comparing individual situations and structural factors that support the use of ICT among older adults. Surveys were administered to 113 US and 104 Korean community-dwelling respondents, inquiring…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Cultural Context, Educational Attainment, Knowledge Level
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  123