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Older adults' training courses: Considerations for course design and the development of learning materials

du Plessis, Karin; Anstey, Kaarin; Schlumpp, Arianne


Demographic trends indicate that older adults live longer and maintain active lifestyles. The majority are educated and many enjoy the stimulation that ongoing learning opportunities present. In order for these older adults to benefit from learning opportunities, circumstances specific to these individuals (e.g. age-related decline) need to be considered. The current paper reviews cognitive literature to establish older adults' ability to learn. This is followed by a discussion of training...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Adult Learning


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