Ohio Continuing Higher Education Association March 24, 2011. Learning Environments for Transition & Transformation in the Third Age. Mary Beth Lakin, Associate Director Center for Lifelong Learning [email protected] Inventory: Your Lifelong Learning.
What do you want to learn in 5 years?
How will you learn it?
What shifts do you see in your learning needs & options?
What are the lifelong learning needs of older adults in your community?
What are their opportunities for learning?
In what ways is your organization or community shifting to meet needs & provide more options?
Motivations for learning
Place of lifelong learning in community
Level of access and comfort
Use of technology
Myths and assumptions
Age Gain Now Empathy System
Café Plus Concept: http://www.matherlifeways.com/iyc_cafereplication.asp
OLLI NSF Initiative—Science Education Center for the Third Age: http://usm.maine.edu/olli/national/NSF_Projects/nsf_index.html
Project SHINE at Temple University: http://www.projectshine.org/philly