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The program on Autobiographical Studies is designed to meet the needs of midlife and older persons. Courses in the Autobiographical Studies program are directed toward releasing the potentials of pre and post-retirees. Individuals explore where they have been in life, where they are, and where they would like to be. For many persons the extension of life can provide the best years in terms of new activities such as volunteering, learning, and expanding personal relationships. Participants become aware of the lives they have lived and are more confident and optimistic about facing the years ahead.
  • Film documentary on James E. Birren
  • Guided Autobiography DVD
  • Investigating the impact of courses on older adults
  • Expanding to new audiences and applications
  • Course development
  • Leadership training
  • Research for a databank of autobiographies