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Submitted: 30 April 2014 Modified: 30 April 2014

Herdin Record #: NCR-OLFU-14043009533442

Internet usability among elderly.

Researchers

NameRole
1Jason Harold Manlosa Principal Investigator
2Samuel Fucanan Researcher
3Christopher John Hernandez Researcher
4Jonathan Santos Researcher
5Lea Marie Aventurado Researcher
6Gemel John Castillo Researcher
7Ed Steven Panlaqui Researcher
8Christian V. Del Rosario Adviser
9Sharon B. Cajayon Adviser

Publication Information

1.
Publication Type:
Thesis/Dissertations
Specialization:
Nursing
Publication Date:
Publisher:
Our Lady of Fatima University

Objectives

This study wanted to identify the internet usability among the Filipino elderly

Abstract

This quantitative study focuses on the usability of the internet among the Filipino elderly. Twenty purposively selected respondents will be asked to provide their demographic information (age, gender, educational attainment, monthly income) and answer the Post Study System Usability Questionnaire (PSSUQ). The purpose of this research is to provide generalized information regarding the usability and usage of the internet among older adults.


Physical Location

LocationCall NumberAvailable FormatAvailability
Our Lady of Fatima University Fulltext Print Format

References

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