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ERIC Number: EJ607612
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Effects of Age and Instructions on Teaching Older Adults To Use ELDERCOMM, an Electronic Bulletin Board System.
Morrell, Roger W.; Park, Denise C.; Mayhorn, Christopher B.; Kelley, Catherine L.
Educational Gerontology, v26 n3 p221-35 Apr-May 2000
Adults aged 60-74 (n=30) and 75+ (n=30) were taught to use an electronic bulletin board system either with instructions (simple) or instructions preceded by a system explanation (expanded). The younger group were better at acquiring and retaining computer skills. Simple instructions facilitated skill development better than the expanded treatment. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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