Gerontology & Geriatrics Education
Gerontol Geriatr Educ
ISSN (printed): 0270-1960. ISSN (electronic): 1545-3847.
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education and services available to the elderly by providing information to a broad range of students, teachers, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. It is the prime source journal for those who teach others about older adults or how to work with the elderly and those who serve the elderly themselves. The journal provides for the exchange of information related to research, curriculum development, course and program evaluation, classroom and practice innovation, and other topics with educational implication for gerontology and geriatrics. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education is a useful resource for anyone concerned with keeping informed about the critical educational issues related to aging and the aged. Articles in this highly regarded journal cover research results, observations, evaluations, theoretical discussions, and recommendations related to gerontology and geriatrics course work, practice placements, and curriculum design and implementation. The journal also; reports innovations in the teaching of gerontology and geriatrics at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels and in paraprofessional and public education; discusses issues, methods, and materials in the training and supervision of gerontology and geriatricseducators, researchers, and practitioners in all levels of health care, including long-term care settings; explores new roles for gerontology and geriatrics educators in public and private programs and in community and academic institutions, including corporate and industrial settings; communicates new methods for developing gerontology and geriatrics educational programs in both academic and applied settings and new approaches for supporting such educational programs; reports on research and evaluation that has been carried out concerning the development and assessment of individual courses, concentrations, majors, or degree and certificate programs in gerontology and geriatrics in any discipline; includes research and discussion on aging-related issues that have relevance for gerontological and geriatrics educators; publishes full-length articles which provide information, evaluations, or reviews of new educational materials and innovative teaching methods in the field of aging.
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