Active Ageing, Active Learning: Issues and Challenges by Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam

By Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam

This e-book is worried with the final problems with aging, studying and schooling for the aged after which with the extra particular problems with why, how and what elders are looking to study. This monograph contains 10 chapters written by means of numerous across the world popular researchers and scholar-practitioners within the box.

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London: Routledge. Elder, G. H. (1975). Age differentiation and the life course. Annual Review of Sociology, 1, 165–90. European Commission. (2008). The life of women and men in Europe – A statistical portrait. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications. , & Bynner, J. (2003). The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital (Research Report 8). London: Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning. Field, J. (2006). Lifelong learning and the new educational order. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham.

Others are concerned with elders learning about finance (Gregg 1993) and use of ICT (Stadler and Teaster 2002). Suggestions are made about the need to learn about technology if older people are to maintain their connections with its development and to take advantage of the benefits technology offers as described above. Boulton-Lewis et al. M. Boulton-Lewis need and want to learn to keep up to date with new technology and make an effort to learn new thing and develop new talents, new skills and vocations, including aspects of technology.

San Diego: Academic. Salthouse, T. A. (2006). Mental exercise and mental aging: Evaluating the validity of the “use it or lose it” hypothesis. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 1, 68–87. Scott, H. (2001). Old dogs learning new clicks – Older Americans in the information age. Council on the Ageing, 12. , & Madden, L. (2003). Older adults’ use of information and communication technology in everyday life. Ageing & Society, 23, 561–582. Senior Studies Institute, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

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