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Connected older adults: conceptualising their digital participation

Posted on 06 Aug 2014 with 0 comments
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Older adults’ experience of the digital divide is apparent and under explored. This paper presents a model for conceptualising older adults’ digital participation by positioning self-efficacy theory, digital competence and personal learning environments together. In proposing the model the authors seek to illuminate a pathway toward digital participation for older adults that is afforded by developing digital self-efficacy.


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