The Development and Application of E-Learning on Elderly Education in Taiwan


The transformation of the country development in the 21st century, it depends on the supplementary promotion of country competition. The future competition of the country will be rich in todays educational investment and technical level, effectively promote the citizenship intelligence by computer and web technology development, and improve the country competition by e-learning to further bring the fundamental and deep influence. It is a worthily important topic that how to apply the varied informational e-learning products to make the older persons can healthy, suitable and safe to enjoy their life. However, some of the current interface designs of informational e-learning product came from the design principle of computer operational interface. That will make some informational digital products are difficult to use (Brewster, 2002). Although informational digital techniques have potential for the older persons to participate more social and economic activities, the older persons will have barriers in operating informational e-learning products. Because their functions of physiology and psychology are getting degenerate to make some obstacles, it will easily form the barriers for the older persons. Hence, regarding to Taiwan towards the older age society and the life learning planning in the nearing future, Taiwan should have comprehensive deliberation and consideration. This research presents the education and e-learning of older persons in Taiwan by literatures review to provide the references of planning and development in the learning development of older persons.

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Yu-Che Huang, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan
Tai-Shen Huang, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan

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Conference: ACE2015
Stream: Adult and lifelong learning

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