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Tam, Maureen; Boulton-Lewis, Gillian; Buys, Laurie; Chui, Ernest – Educational Gerontology, 2017
This article is an overview and summary of the findings from a General Research Fund project funded (2012-2014) by the Research Grants Council of the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong to investigate cross cultural understanding of ageing and learning by seniors in Hong Kong and Australia. Results have been published separately in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Qualitative Research
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Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M.; Pike, Lucinda; Tam, Maureen; Buys, Laurie – Educational Gerontology, 2017
In this article, the discussion of loss and its relationship to learning is based on the analysis of interview data from 39 older adults in Hong Kong and 40 in Australia. The focus of the research was on ageing and learning. The phenomenon of life changes, specifically losses, and their relationship to learning was frequently mentioned, and this…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Learning, Foreign Countries
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Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M.; Tam, M.; Buys, Laurie; Chui, Ernest Wing-tak – Educational Gerontology, 2016
This article reports on the findings of qualitative, semistructured interviews conducted with 40 older Australian participants and 39 participants in Hong Kong who either did or did not engage in organized learning in the last 6¬†months. Phenomenology was used to guide the interviews and analysis to explore the experiences and perspectives of these…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M.; Buys, Laurie – Educational Gerontology, 2015
This paper reports on the findings of qualitative, semistructured interviews conducted with 40 older Australian participants who either did or did not engage in organized learning. Phenomenology was used to guide the interviews and analysis to explore the lived learning experiences and perspectives of these older people. Their experiences of…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Aging (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research