The Use of Mobile Elderly: A Case Study on Digital Learning Materials

ID: 49352 Type: Full Paper: Case Study
  1. Tássia Priscila Grande, Leticia Rocha Machado, and Patricia Alejandra Behar, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Wednesday, June 29 2:00-2:30 PM Location: Pavilion Ballroom D

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Abstract: This article presents a case study on possible usability indicators in developing digital educational materials on mobile devices (MD) focus on the elderly. The increased demand for MD to the elderly enables different studies is conducted on usability. The methodology adopted is constituted as quantitative. The study subjects were 25 elderly people with an average age of 65,1. The data collected provided information to define the preliminary usability indicators in three categories: Technology, Interface and Gerontological-Educational. It is understood that this study may assist in future discussions on education regard-ing the use of MD for the elderly.


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