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OLDER ADULTS AND E-LEARNING Opportunities and Barriers

@article{Githens2007OLDERAA,
  title={OLDER ADULTS AND E-LEARNING Opportunities and Barriers},
  author={Rod P. Githens},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Distance Education},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={329-338}
}
  • Rod P. Githens
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • The Quarterly Review of Distance Education
E-learning and distance education can play a role in helping older adults become integrated with the rest of society. As demographic and cultural changes affect the place of older adults in society, online learning programs become increasingly appealing to older adults. In this aticle, I discuss (1) the changing notion of work and learning in older adulthood, (2) the myths about older adults’ use of technology, (3) the types of e-learning programs for older adults (i.e., programs for personal… Expand

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