The purpose of this project was to develop a program and write a grant that addresses the needs of seniors and youth. Seniors are at risk of isolation and ageism, and youth are at risk of delinquent behaviors. By combing both seniors and youth together in a mutually beneficial program, it is the goal that both populations benefit from the interaction they have with each other.
The program consists of seniors learning computer skills from the youth while providing mentoring and after school tutoring. The youth are providing computer and technology instruction for the seniors. In essence, both seniors and youth are engaged in an intergenerational colearning environment in a positively reciprocated atmosphere. Intergenerational programs are sparse and limited. This program design could prove to have beneficial results to the field of social work.
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 47/06M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Social work, Educational technology|
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