ARTISTIC ACTIVITY AMONG THE ELDERLY AS A FORM OF LIFELONG LEARNING, BASED UPON THE OPINIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WROCŁAW’S UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE HANDICRAFT GROUP MEMBERS

  • Beata Działa Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical SciencesUniversity of Wroclaw Ul. Dawida 1, 53-311 Wroclaw
Keywords: third age, late adulthood, creativity, artistic activity, lifelong learning, UTA, older people’s education

Abstract

The article deals with the topic of creativity and artistic activity among elderly people in the context of claims related to the idea of lifelong learning. It discusses the phenomenon of creativity and how senior citizens can benefit from it. The artistic activity of people in the age of late adulthood is also discussed in that context. In the last part of the text, theoretical claims are collated with what the artistic groups’ elderly members themselves said during a focus group interview

Author Biography

Beata Działa, Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical SciencesUniversity of Wroclaw Ul. Dawida 1, 53-311 Wroclaw

PhD student

scientific interests: biography, late adulthood

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Published
2016-06-28
How to Cite
Działa, B. (2016). ARTISTIC ACTIVITY AMONG THE ELDERLY AS A FORM OF LIFELONG LEARNING, BASED UPON THE OPINIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WROCŁAW’S UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE HANDICRAFT GROUP MEMBERS. Journal of Education Culture and Society, 6(1), 144-151. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15503/jecs20161.144.151