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Glendenning, Frank – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2001
Examines ways in which discussion of education for older adults has been enlarged and expanded since 1973. Discusses developments in third-age learning, educational gerontology, and preretirement education. (Contains 33 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Change, Educational Gerontology, Older Adults
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Glendenning, Frank – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1983
Gerontology emerged as a discipline in America in the 1940s and 1950s. Since the 1950s, it has developed much more slowly in Britain. The study of gerontology generally aims to improve the knowledge base about the aged and the aging process in order to provide better qualified personnel and develop a more efficient delivery system to serve the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Educational Gerontology, Lifelong Learning