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Mezigenerační učení v prostředí komunit: koncept a mapování výzkumného terénu

Title in English Intergenerational learning in the community: concept and research terrain mapping


Year of publication 2014
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Studia paedagogica
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Web Digitální knihovna FF MU
Field Pedagogy and education
Keywords intergenerational learning; intergenerational programs; community; community education; volunteering; evaluation and research of intergenerational programs
Description The article deals with the topic of intergenerational learning in community settings. First, it covers the context of the community and intergenerational learning, as well as intergenerational programmes, which are the main means of community learning. On the grounds of an Internet-based search results of Czech and international intergenerational programmes, it categorizes these programmes from the perspective of their content focus and generational targeting. It presents concrete examples documenting the situation in the Czech Republic to illustrate individual types of intergenerational programmes. The text identifies volunteering as an important aspect and it studies it in detail. The final part of the article consists of an overview of evaluation and research of international intergenerational programmes, which is seen as a starting point for a more precise research of intergenerational programmes in the Czech Republic, which is currently in preparation.
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