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Designing Training and Instructional Programs for Older Adults

1st Edition

By Sara J. Czaja

CRC Press

325 pages

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Current and emerging trends in the domains of health management and the work sector, the abundance of new consumer products pervading the marketplace, and the desires of many older adults to undertake new learning experiences means that older adults, like their younger counterparts, will need to continually engage in new learning and training. Thus

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview. Characteristics of Older Adult Learners. Training Older Adults: An Overview. Learning and Skill Acquisition. Retention and Transfer of Training. Motivation, Anxiety, and Fatigue. The Human Information Processing System-The "Learning Engine". Methods and Approaches to Instruction and Training. Instructional System Design. Multimedia and e-Learning. Performance Assessment and Program Evaluation. Conclusions and Synthesis. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety