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
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.