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de Maio Nascimento, Marcelo; Giannouli, Eleftheria – Educational Gerontology, 2019
This descriptive paper presents the model of the Brazilian Universities of the Third Age (U3A). In a country with 208 million inhabitants and accelerated population aging, U3A's set of regular courses, lectures, workshops and group dynamics serve as a low-cost and high-efficacy strategy that promotes lifelong education and social integration.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Gerontology, Older Adults, Aging (Individuals)
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Klimczak-Pawlak, Agata; Kossakowska-Pisarek, Sylwia – Educational Gerontology, 2018
This exploratory, retrospective study, which focuses on the needs, attitudes, and emotions of learners attending English as a foreign language courses at the Open University of the University of Warsaw is part of a larger scale project which aims at answering calls voiced, among others, by Boulton-Lewis (2010) to gather more data from older adults…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Dauenhauer, Jason A.; Heffernan, Kristin M.; Cesnales, Nicole I. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
As the population ages, colleges and universities have opportunities to promote intergenerational learning by inviting lifelong learners to engage with students in the classroom. This article outlines an initiative to enroll older adults as auditors and to describe their experiences. Thirty of 40 older adult auditors completed a hard-copy survey…
Descriptors: Older Adults, College Students, Student Attitudes, Credits
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Kogan, Lori R.; Schoenfeld-Tacher, Regina M. – Educational Gerontology, 2018
Biases against the elderly and people with disabilities can lead to discriminatory behaviors. One way to conceptualize attitudes toward the elderly and people with disabilities is through the differentiation of explicit (conscious) and implicit (unconscious) factors. Although both explicit and implicit attitudes and biases contribute to the full…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Social Bias, Disabilities, Service Learning
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Menéndez, Susana; Pérez-Padilla, Javier; Maya, Jesús – Educational Gerontology, 2018
The university programs designed for older people (UPOP) is an important educational resource and it is essential to study them to identify their characteristics, the key aspects of their effects, and the possible additional benefits of participation in formal educational activities for its students. This systematic review aimed to examine the…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Educational Resources, Profiles, College Students
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Kim, Hyejin; Abell, Neil; Cheatham, Leah; Paek, Insu – Educational Gerontology, 2017
The purpose of this study is to validate a multidimensional measure assessing attitudes toward education for older adults. As the elderly population and the demands of education among older adults have increased, the engagement of social workers in educational settings for older adults has also increased. Therefore, assessing social workers'…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Adult Education, Older Adults, Educational Attitudes
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Chien, Hung-Ju; Tann, D. B. – Educational Gerontology, 2017
The aim of the Multigenerational Learning Program (MLP) is to increase multigenerational interactions through activities, which will help all learners including middle aged to older adults, university students, and children to improve multigenerational understanding, and increase their positive attitudes toward each other. The MLP activities were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intergenerational Programs, Participant Characteristics, Learning Activities
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Dauenhauer, Jason; Steitz, David W.; Cochran, Lynda J. – Educational Gerontology, 2016
Intergenerational service-learning initiatives are an increasingly common educational practice designed to engage college students and older adults with one another. The growth of the baby boomer population and a growing interest in lifelong learning opportunities among older adults have the potential to create new models of multigenerational…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Higher Education, College Students, Partnerships in Education
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Yang, Stephanie; Hsu, Wan-Chen; Chen, Hsueh-Chih – Educational Gerontology, 2016
With the growing number of older adults becoming a global concern, developed countries have focused on education as a means to promote successful aging. Previous research has focused on the effects of gender and age on learning satisfaction among senior students. Nevertheless, little attention has been paid to the interactive effects of age and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Lindenbach, Jeannette M.; Jessup-Falcioni, Heather – Educational Gerontology, 2016
This environmental scan aimed to discover research interests and educational needs of faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students to inspire research, education, and practice in the development of a center on aging and well-being for older adults. The scan consisted of a search of university faculty and researchers regarding research on aging; a…
Descriptors: Well Being, Aging (Individuals), Educational Needs, College Students
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Zheng, Robert; Smith, Derek; Luptak, Marilyn; Hill, Robert D.; Hill, Justin; Rupper, Randall – Educational Gerontology, 2016
This study investigated the redundancy effect on older and younger persons' cognitive performance in a caregiver video training. Participants (N = 92) were recruited from one research-intensive university and three senior centers in a midsize city in the western United States. The mixed within- and between-subjects design was used. Participants…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Older Adults, College Students, Video Technology
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Chonody, Jill M. – Educational Gerontology, 2015
With the rapid aging of the population, strategies that can be incorporated into the curriculum are needed, including social work and medicine. Over the past 20 years, pedagogical strategies to improve attitudes toward older adults and gerontological practice along with knowledge about aging have been tested. Instructors are seeking methods that…
Descriptors: Gerontology, Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Age Discrimination
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Joshi, Gungeet; Gezan, Salvador; Delisle, Tony; Stopka, Christine; Pigg, Morgan; Tillman, Mark – Educational Gerontology, 2015
As the older adult population increases, the healthcare system is experiencing a shortage of professional health care providers and caregivers. Consequently, the role of family to serve as caregivers will expand to care for older relatives at home. Thus, a larger proportion of adult children will become caregivers, including young adults enrolled…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Caregivers, Intention
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Margolin, Sara J. – Educational Gerontology, 2015
The present research aimed to examine young and older adults' comprehension of negated text to determine the locus of older adults' difficulty in understanding this text construction. Participants were asked to read short passages at their own pace, complete a lexical decision task, and answer a comprehension question about what they had read.…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Readability, Task Analysis, Reading Tests
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Baillie, Lesley; Merritt, Jane; Cox, Janet; Crichton, Nicola – Educational Gerontology, 2015
Older people who are living with dementia often need healthcare, including hospital admissions, due to additional health conditions. Caring for older people who are living with dementia is, therefore, a core nursing role. This study investigated student nurses' expectations of, and confidence about, caring for older people with dementia and the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Older Adults, Nursing Education, Role
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