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Kształtowanie własnego środowiska edukacyjnego w okresie późnej dorosłości
Shaping one’s own educational environment in the period of late adulthood

Author(s): Agnieszka Kołodziej
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Adult Education, Gerontology
Published by: Uniwersytet Humanistyczno-Przyrodniczy im. Jana Długosza w Częstochowie
Keywords: successful ageing; older people’s education; older people’s quality of life

Summary/Abstract: The aim of the paper is to distinguish and analyse, presented in gerontological literature, types(variants) of shaping one’s own educational environment by seniors. The subject of interest are resultsof research and theoretical analysis in which the authors described the ways of shaping educationalenvironment used by elderly people that would lead to a harmony between oneself and theoutside world. Forty articles have been analysed. There have been three types of own shaping educationalenvironment in the period of late adulthood distinguished: 1. A type oriented at community.,2. A type oriented at spirituality, 3. A type oriented at one’s own well-being. The above typescorrespond to the three different ways of understanding the notion of successful ageing.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 8
  • Page Range: 217-237
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Polish