Share Paper: The elderly and their memories: digital technologies as an inclusive possibility

  1. Leticia Machado, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brazil, Brazil
  2. Jozelina Mendes, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brazil, Brazil
  3. Deyse Sampaio, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brazil, Brazil
  4. Tássia Priscila Grande, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brasil, Brazil
  5. Magali Longhi, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brasil, Brazil
  6. Patricia Behar, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Brasil, Brazil
Tuesday, June 25 2:15-2:35 PM Vondelpark

Abstract: Each year there is an increase in the number of elderly people interested in learning how to use digital technologies. In this scenario it is necessary to think more and more of educational actions that can contemplate these resources as a benefit to the aging process. Therefore, this research aims to present how digital technologies, together with education, can help the elderly to report their experiences and re-significate their memory. Thus, the present research had a qualitative-quantitative approach, of the case study type. Participants were 19 elderly people 60 years of age or older attending a digital inclusion course at ...