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dc.contributor.authorFerreira, Susan M.
dc.contributor.authorSayago Barrantes, Sergio
dc.contributor.authorBlat, Josep
dc.date.accessioned2021-05-07T08:32:20Z
dc.date.available2021-05-07T08:32:20Z
dc.date.issued2016-06
dc.identifier.issn0268-1102
dc.identifier.issn1554-0170
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10459.1/71248
dc.description.abstractTelecenters take on a prominent role within the current information and communications technology (ICT) ecosystem in Brazil. They are seen by a great many as a key means to foster the digital inclusion of the older population in the country. This paper draws upon a rapid ethnographic study conducted with 78 older people in a center that teaches computer classes to seniors in Brazil. The results show that providing older people with technological infrastructures is not enough to strengthen their digital inclusion if their basic and non-instrumental needs are not taken into consideration in defining educational activities to be carried out in public centers. Participants’ basic needs when it comes to interacting with ICT, such as coping with accessibility issues, were dynamic, whilst non-instrumental needs, fulfilled by using these technologies, such as interacting with relevant others, remained fairly constant throughout the study. Drawing on the results of the study, strategies for fostering the digital inclusion and well-being of older people in Brazil that go beyond telecenters are suggested.ca_ES
dc.language.isoengca_ES
dc.publisherRoutledgeca_ES
dc.relation.isformatofReproducció del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1080/02681102.2015.1091974ca_ES
dc.relation.ispartofInformation Technology for Development, 2016, vol. 22, sup. 1, p. 26-46ca_ES
dc.rightscc-by, (c) S.M. Ferreira et al., 2016ca_ES
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/*
dc.subjectOlder peopleca_ES
dc.subjectDigital inclusionca_ES
dc.subjectICT useca_ES
dc.subjectEthnographyca_ES
dc.subjectICTDca_ES
dc.titleGoing beyond telecenters to foster the digital inclusion of older people in Brazil: lessons learned from a rapid ethnographical studyca_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/articleca_ES
dc.identifier.idgrec029001
dc.type.versioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionca_ES
dc.rights.accessRightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccessca_ES
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1080/02681102.2015.1091974


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