Journal of Intergenerational Relationships

From the Field

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Programs, Reflections, and New Ideas1 Book & Media Reviews2 Forum3

Program Profiles

Journal of Intergenerational Relationships Introduce programs / activities / projects already implemented which have promoted intergenerational interaction. These submissions of 900-2000 words in length should include the following information:

  • Brief history as introduction (optional)
  • Goals
  • Participants
  • Activities
  • Benefits
  • Lessons learned
  • Any unique features
  • Contact information

Reflections From the Field

These are critical reflections on specific topic/s of intergenerational relationships and practice. They could be based on personal experience in intergenerational relationships or statements from people participating in intergenerational programmes or otherwise involved in intergenerational research. These submissions of 900-2000 words should include:

  • Background and rationale
  • Explanation of relevance of the topic to the developing intergenerational field
  • Discussion of relevance of the topic in a broader theoretical/conceptual context (as appropriate)
New Programs in the Field

These are concept papers about new program ideas or programs under development. This category will help to connect people interested in similar concepts or looking to develop new projects. Submissions under this category should be approximately 900-2000 words and include:

  • Brief background
  • Objectives and goals
  • Proposed components of the program(s), i.e. activities, participants, anticipated outcomes

Photographs are most welcome as appropriate for all categories above. Please submit all photos in JPEG format.

Please submit your Program Profile, Reflections From the Field or New Programs Papers to Christy Nishita and Julie Melville.