Hong Kong and Australian seniors: Views of aging and learning

Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M., Tam, M., Buys, Laurie, & Chui, E. (2016) Hong Kong and Australian seniors: Views of aging and learning. Educational Gerontology, 42(11), pp. 758-770.

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Abstract

This paper reports on the findings of qualitative, semi-structured interviews conducted with 40 older Australian participants and 39 participants in Hong Kong who either did or did not engage in organized learning in the last six months. Phenomenology was used to guide the interviews and analysis to explore the experiences and perspectives of these older people. The meaning older people attribute to aging and learning and their possible relationship in their lives in both societies is described and compared.

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ID Code: 98740
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1080/03601277.2016.1231507
ISSN: 1521-0472
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments
Funding:
  • GRF PROJECT/HKIEd 843912
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 Taylor & Francis
Copyright Statement: The Version of Record of this manuscript has been published
and is available in Educational Gerontology [2016, 42(11), pp.758-770] http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/03601277.2016.1231507
Deposited On: 08 Sep 2016 22:54
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2016 01:32

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