A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging: 32 Activities for the Classroom and Beyond PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Hallie PhD Baker

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging: 32 Activities for the Classroom and Beyond

Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: September 2017
ISBN: 9780826149176
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A one-of-a-kind guide to active, engaging learning strategies for aging studies

Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educational activities for instructors seeking to introduce and/or enhance aging content in their courses. Underscoring the interdisciplinary nature of aging studies, the book encompasses teaching strategies for instructors in such disciplines as Counseling, Family Studies, Gerontology, Geriatrics, Medicine, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Nursing, Social Work, Sociology, Speech Pathology, and others.

This peer-reviewed collection of hands-on activities is designed by noted educators in aging and incorporates AGHE competencies. It offers clear, step-by-step procedures for implementing each activity including preparation, introduction, the activity itself, discussion/reflection, wrap-up, and assessment. The book also addresses learning outcomes and includes recommendations for number of participants, settings, materials, and time required. Encompassing key, impactful issues affecting older individuals, the text examines Ageism and Aging in the Media, Dementia, Demography, Health Care, Housing, Physical Aging, Policy and Politics of Aging, Positive Interactions with Older Adults, and Spirituality. In addition to its value to students, the book's activities are also beneficial to professionals instructing or participating in staff trainings, in-services, and continuing education.

Key Features:

  • Contains 32 experiential learning activities for students in a great variety of aging-related disciplines
  • Designed for activities in the classroom, in the community, on line, and take- home
  • Provides clear, step-by-step procedures for each activity from implementation through assessment
  • Addresses student learning outcomes and includes a glossary
  • Incorporates AGHE competencies
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    A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging: 32 Activities for the Classroom and Beyond PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Hallie PhD Baker
    Springer Publishing Company, September 2017
    ISBN: 9780826149176
    EAN:  9780826149176
    PDF (Adobe DRM)
    List Price: $44.99 eBook price: $40.99
    A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging: 32 Activities for the Classroom and Beyond ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Hallie PhD Baker
    Springer Publishing Company, September 2017
    ISBN: 9780826149176
    EAN:  2370007842117
    ePub (Adobe DRM)
    List Price: $44.99 eBook price: $40.99