Journal of Poetry Therapy
The use of poetry and music in college courses on aging is discussed. The format can help instructors reach their students in new ways. Poetry and music can be used to engage students in material that may be emotionally charged. In addition, poetry and music can be used to help students confront stereotypes about the elderly.
Recommended CitationWeinberger, Nanci, "Listening to Life’s Lessons: Using music Lyrics and Poetry to Face Issues of Aging in the Classroom" (2008). Applied Psychology Journal Articles. Paper 38.