Research & Academic ArticlesThe Osher NRC has curated these listings of articles for further information about the fields of lifelong learning and others associated areas. Some links are pdfs, while others direct to online articles that may require a subscription to access.
Adult Learning and Teaching
Age Friendly Movements
Craig A. Talmage, Rob Mark, Maria Slowey & Richard C. Knopf (2016): Age Friendly Universities and engagement with older adults: moving from principles to practice
International Journal of Lifelong Education
The global society is facing a new burgeoning element: an ageing population. Response to the educational needs and interests of older adults requires innovative pedagogies and practices of teaching, research, and community engagement. While traditionally geared towards provision for younger adults, the case is presented that universities have the potential to play a major role in innovation for later life learning for older adults.