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Education and older people

Dianne Norton

Education and older people

by Dianne Norton

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Published by Centre for Policy on Ageing in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aged -- Education.,
  • Aged -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Dianne Norton.
    SeriesSelected bibliographies on ageing -- 2
    ContributionsCentre for Policy on Ageing.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination49p. ;
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14564901M

      Keywords: massive open online courses, loneliness, older adults, elderly, eLearning, education, continuing education, computer-assisted instruction Introduction According to a United Nations Report [ 1 ], over the last 50 years the number of older people in the world has tripled, and this number will increase exponentially in the next 50 years. Research continues to highlight the importance of lifelong learning as a prescription for a longer, healthier life – keeping minds active and people socially engaged. And while the old-fashioned ways of learning something new – reading a book or taking a class – are still popular, many mid-life adults are also embracing online education.

    Depression is a real illness. It is not a sign of a person’s weakness or a character flaw. You can’t “snap out of” clinical depression. Most people who experience depression need treatment to get better. Depression Is Not a Normal Part of Aging. Depression is a common problem among older adults, but it is NOT a normal part of aging. 7 Must-Read Books on Education While intended to encourage young people to pursue a career in science, the book is both a homage to the inquisitive mind and a living manifesto for freedom of thought across all disciplines as the backbone of education and creativity.

    Quality of life and older people reviews the way that older people talk about their quality of life and how this differs from the ways that younger people, researchers and scientists, policy makers and professionals discuss it. The book challenges the traditional approaches to the meaning and measurement of quality of life in older people by placing older people's accounts at the centre. older people’s lives. Here, we have been able to collect rich qualitative data on how older people understand learning, its place in these older people’s lives, the values they ascribe to it and the possible obstacles to learning some older people may encounter at File Size: KB.


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