Tiina Tambaum is a Research Fellow at the Estonian Institute for Population Studies, Tallinn University and she teaches Educational Gerontology classes for postgraduate students at the Institute of Educational Sciences. During the last 5 years she has been engaged in SHARE project as a researcher and a project manager. She belongs to the consortium of Erasmus+ project "Old men say yes to the community" together with Slovenian, Polish and Portuguese teams. In her doctoral research, she has been dealing with questions of tutoring skills in intergenerational learning circumstances in which teenage students instruct older people to use Internet. In 2015, she introduced her preliminary results also in Glasgow. She has published academic articles about older learners in mixed-age learning groups and about older rural men’s readiness and their obstacles to passing on their skills and knowledge. In 2016 the first Gerontology text book for HEIs in Estonian was published and two chapters were written by Tiina: “Educational Gerontology” and “Ageism”. In 2017, Tiina published a book in Estonian titled “Glasgow is better than Edinburgh”. This 121-pages hardcover book includes stories from periods Tiina spent in Glasgow in 2014–2015 and 2016 as a visiting researcher invited by University of Glasgow.
Ageism in intergenerational learning activities – is it possible? April 26, 2018. [http://cradall.org/content/ageism-intergenerational-learning-activities-...
No need keep learning if you don't do any work [http://cradall.org/blogs/no-need-keep-learning-if-you-don%E2%80%99t-do-a...
Tambaum, T. & Normak, P. (2017). Teenaged Internet tutors’ level of interactivity by sharing tacit and explicit knowledge with older learners. European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults.10.3384/rela.2000-7426.ojs161. [http://www.rela.ep.liu.se/issues/10.3384_rela.2000-7426.201892/ojs161/re...
Tambaum, T. (2016). Teenaged Internet tutors’ use of scaffolding with older learners: hip-hop or foxtrot? Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 97–118. [http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1477971416672808] [see also https://newlearningtimes.com/cms/article/4641/helping-seniors-learn-to-u...
Tambaum, T. & Normak, P. (2014). Young Tutors Facilitating the Acquisition of Basic E-skills by Older Learners: The Problem of Selecting the Learning Topics. International Journal of Education and Ageing, 3(3), 191−210.
Tambaum, T. (2015). Elderly learners in combined-age learning groups picking up on new professional skills. In Andragogical Yearbook 2014, Rocznika Andragogicznego, 21, 298−314. [ http://apcz.umk.pl/czasopisma/index.php/RA/article/view/RA.2014.022/6191]
Tambaum, T. & Kuusk, H. (2014). Passing on skills and knowledge as part of learning for older men – readiness and obstacles among older men in the municipality of Tartu. In Radovan, M.; Jelenc Krašovec, S. (eds). Older Men Learning in the Community: European Snapshots, Ljubljana: Ljubljana University Press; Algarve University.
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