Lifelong Learning and Technology

January 1st, 2007 | RESEARCH

Technological literacy is essential to ensure lifelong engagement in rapidly changing societies. Three factors that affect learning in later adulthood are age-related declines in processing new information, changes in motivation and reprioritization of emotional wellbeing over new learning, and the ways in which beliefs and stereotypes influence motivation and learning.


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Team Members

Casey Lindberg, Author, Stanford University
Edwin Carstensen, Author, University of Rochester
Laura Cartsensen, Author, Stanford University

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals | Seniors
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM | Social science and psychology
Resource Type: Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: Media and Technology