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Creativity & Aging Through the Lens of Film
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The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older ...

The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older adults in terms of creativity, flexibility and competence, and to broaden their understanding of what constitutes "creative" expression. Both documentary and feature films were used in order to explore the differences in intent between these different media, as well as the issues of time period, race, gender, culture and nationality.

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Arts and Humanities
Social Sciences
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Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
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Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
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Provider:
Ithaca College
Provider Set:
Project Look Sharp
Author:
Sox Sperry
Differences in Social Class Status and Poverty Levels Among Older Adults in the United States
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For this assignment, we will explore differences by gender, race/ethnicity, and age ...

For this assignment, we will explore differences by gender, race/ethnicity, and age group in social class status and poverty rates among the older population (age 65 or older).

Subject:
Life Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN)
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
DataCounts!
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Patricia P. Lynott
SSDAN
Growing Old in a New Age
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Learn about the impact of aging on both society and individuals as ...

Learn about the impact of aging on both society and individuals as 75 diverse elders relate their experiences. The four ways that age is measured Ń chronologically, biologically, psychologically, and socially Ń are the basis for discussing the quality of life in later years. The series examines common misconceptions about aging and provides a springboard for analyzing new roles for elders, intergenerational alliances, resource allocation, and artificial attempts to prolong life. These programs are particularly useful for students of psychology, gerontology, sociology, family studies, human development, and health sciences. A video instructional series on aging for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 13 one-hour video programs.

Subject:
Psychology
Sociology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Provider:
Annenberg Learner