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Using learning to meet the challenges of older adulthood

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Education -- United States,
  • Adult education -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames C. Fisher, Mary Alice Wolf, editors.
    SeriesJossey-Bass higher and adult education series, New directions for adult and continuing education -- no. 77, spring 1998, New directions for adult and continuing education -- no. 77.
    ContributionsFisher, James C., Wolf, Mary Alice.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15516248M
    ISBN 10078791164X
    OCLC/WorldCa38967491

    This section discusses some of the challenges we encounter during this process. As already observed, many older adults remain highly self-sufficient. Others require more care. Because the elderly typically no longer hold jobs, finances can be a challenge. And due to cultural misconceptions, older people can be targets of ridicule and stereotypes.   This is the kind of book you'll want to keep at your desk or coffee table to show and read with friends. Treat this like a daily calendar and you'll be on your way to becoming a well-rounded : Alex Weiss.

    Other adult learning theories center on self-directed learning (SDL), a key assumption of andragogy and itself the focus of numerous professional conferences and papers. One SDL theory posited that educational goals within formal education could be supported by using teaching methods and assignments designed to increase learner control of the. Author of A Journey Called Aging, Leadership Management Volunteer Programs, and Using Learning to Meet the Challenges of Older Adulthood/5(5).

    Choosing to return to school can be a life-changing decision, whether it’s been one year since you graduated or a decade since you sat in a classroom. There are significant challenges posed to adults who decide to pursue education. The good news is these challenges are being recognized by many educational institutions, and non-traditional educational [ ]. The model suggests that older adults display greater maturity than younger adults but may also be facing some of the most difficult challenges of adulthood. The model further asserts that the social context of older adults and the fact that they are members of earlier-born cohorts should be recognized and incorporated into the psychotherapeutic.


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: 93 pages ; 23 cm. Contents: From whence have we come. The first twenty-five years of educational gerontology / Roger Hiemstra --New approaches to the education of older adults / Mary Alice Wolf --Major streams of research probing older adult learning / James C.

Fisher --Current practice and innovative programs in older. Using Learning to Meet the Challenges of Older Adulthood: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 77 ISBN: AprJossey-Bass. Book Review: Learning Later. Using learning to meet the challenges of older adulthood (New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education This paper is a review of the book Discovering Data.

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