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Older people & technological innovations-lifelong, learning and applications for health and wellbeing

Tetley, Josie; Holland, Caroline; Nederland, Trud; Toorn, Jessica van den; Reichert, Monika; Lis, Katharina; Mason, Anne; Kokol, Peter; Blazun , Helena; Hughes, Jonathan; Waights, Verina and Holland, Simon (2010). Older people & technological innovations-lifelong, learning and applications for health and wellbeing. In: Fourth European Nursing Congress Older Persons: the Future of Care. , 4 - 7 Oct 2010, Rotterdam.

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This pan-European project, involving England, Scotland, Germany, the Netherlands and Slovenia, has questioned whether current approaches to introducing new technologies are the best way of enabling older people to learn about and use technology in their everyday lives. The project team are therefore exploring whether learning based on self-directed interaction and supported engagement can enhance the opportunities for older people to engage with new technologies, generate new insights and applications of
technologies and identify potential future applications for new technologies that can enhance the health and wellbeing of older people.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
ISSN: 1365-2702
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetGrundtvig
Keywords: older people; new technology; life long learning
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care > Nursing
Health and Social Care
Centre for Inclusion and Collaborative Partnerships (CICP)
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 26570
Depositing User: Josie Tetley
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2011 13:16
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 18:12
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