Modern Technologies and Older Adults in Brazil: Implications for Learning
Simone Conceição, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States ; Roberto Borges, José Valdeni Lima, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Lisbon, Portugal ISBN 978-1-880094-89-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
This paper focuses on the older adult population in Brazil and how modern technologies can impact their learning and well-being. The paper provides data on older adults in Brazil and their generational characteristics, present the available technologies and how they are evolving, benefits and limitations of these technologies for older adults, and a discussion of the types of learning and potential use of these technologies by older adults. The paper concludes with the use of technologies by older adults and implications for learning.
Conceição, S., Borges, R. & Lima, J.V. (2011). Modern Technologies and Older Adults in Brazil: Implications for Learning. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2011--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 113-123). Lisbon, Portugal: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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