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Perceptions concerning intergenerational education from the perspective of participants

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Lirio Castro, Juan and Alonso González, David and Herranz Aguayo, Inmaculada and Arias Fernández, Enrique (2014) Perceptions concerning intergenerational education from the perspective of participants. Educational Gerontology (40). pp. 138-151. ISSN 0360-1277 print/1521-0472 online

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This article presents an evaluation of an intergenerational education experience at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). For this evaluation, following a review of the literature regarding the state of the issue, we undertake an analysis of benefits and disadvantages from the perspective of the participants. Among the benefits we find that the majority of those questioned would repeat the program, and that classroom atmosphere improved notably. Participants listed the exceptional nature of the program and the teachers needing to make methodological adjustments to improve the experience (the pace of teaching, adaptation to the profile of the participants) among the disadvantages.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Social sciences > Social service > Aged
Humanities > Education > Higher education
ID Code:40687
Deposited On:09 Jan 2017 09:33
Last Modified:09 Jan 2017 09:33

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