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Undergraduates Mentoring Older Adults.
Journal of Intergenerational Relationships (2012)
  • Leonard J Shedletsky, University of Southern Maine
Abstract

This practice-based article asks of what some perceptions undergraduates develop about older adults after mentoring them. As part of a course on intergenerational communication, undergraduate students mentored older learners on basic Internet skills.

Keywords
  • intergenerational communication,
  • internet,
  • older adult learner needs,
  • stereotypes,
  • younger age mentors
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Publication Date
2012
Publisher Statement
DOI: 10.1080/15350770.2012.726599 http://jir.ucsur.pitt.edu/
Citation Information
Leonard J Shedletsky. "Undergraduates Mentoring Older Adults." Journal of Intergenerational Relationships Vol. 10 Iss. 4 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/leonard_shedletsky/10/