By Dena Shenk,Lisa Groger
getting older schooling in a world Context is a delicately thought of set of papers in accordance with chosen court cases from the 2004 organization for Gerontology in greater schooling annual convention. every one forward-thinking presentation offers precise views on instructing assets and schooling, proposing a wellspring of inventive principles for brand spanking new and skilled lecturers in gerontology and getting older schooling. revered educators current state of the art suggestions and potent innovations in gerontology curriculum improvement and cross-cultural views for advancing gerontology as a box of research.
Over the following 20 years, the world's getting older inhabitants increases dramatically, requiring elevated recognition to international getting older concerns. to organize gerontologists worldwide for destiny demanding situations, getting older schooling in a world Context offers educators with clean viewpoints and functional info on which to base the most recent instructing ideas. each one presentation offers a mess of helpful principles excellent for incorporating into getting older schooling curriculums, akin to how one can use movies and literature for instructing approximately getting older, the right way to enfold worldwide views into getting older classes, and the way to prevent cross-cultural misunderstandings while educating gerontology in a number kingdom. This precious source is generally referenced.
Aging schooling in an international Context examines getting older schooling, concerns, and ageism subject matters such as:
- the implications of globalization for older people
- a direction layout incorporating cross-cultural, anthropological ways to figuring out aging
- an method of train approximately dying and death in the course of the cross-cultural standpoint of assorted non secular faiths
- a research of fourteen overseas movies that offers gerontologists with types of winning getting older to cross on in coursework
- educating cross-cultural getting older utilizing Chilean literary portrayals of elders
- the evolution and current country of gerontology schooling in Japan
- gerontology study and cooperative schooling in Kenya
- instructing approximately community-based long term care in China
Aging schooling in a world Context offers a wealth of recent principles for all gerontology educators and educators addressing cross-cultural getting older matters inside of discipline-based classes in sociology, social paintings, anthropology, public coverage, and psychology.
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