Intergenerational interactions are important to facilitating understanding and relationship enhancement for people from different age cohorts. This presentation introduces the practice model of i-GESS, which offers a platform to re-connect both the youth and older generations for mutual understanding, respect, and trust. The model involves providing university students and aging people training and interaction opportunities on university campus in areas of ageism and stereotyping， generational gaps and commonalities? and intergenerational communication. The two age cohorts are facilitated to co-create intergenerational learning and interaction events for students in secondary schools. This presentation will introduce the theoretical basis and conceptual model of implementation of the i-GESS model. Preliminary research evidence collected through mixed method research methods of online survey and qualitative interviews show that the benefits include enhancing satisfaction with bring the three generational groups together for learning and activities, some improvement in knowledge and skills related to understanding of and interaction with people of different age groups, and correction of stereotypical views among the various age cohorts.
|Title of host publication||首届健康高校与主动健康研讨会论文集 = Proceedings of Inaugural Conference on Health Promoting Colleges and Active Health|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Jun 2022|
|Event||Inaugural Conference on Health Promoting Colleges and Active Health - |
Duration: 11 Jun 2022 → …
|Conference||Inaugural Conference on Health Promoting Colleges and Active Health|
|Period||11/06/22 → …|