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Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

0, Canada

Lifelong learning through new technology and continued communication

5 Feb

2012 12:00 PM (CST)

This class ran for 59 minutes

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About the class

About the class

This webinar is hosted in English

An exciting sharing of new devices and applications, examples of learning as people age, with examples of international research showing the many benefits.

The presentation will highlight exciting international research on the use of technology by the elderly with examples of devices for communications, chat resources, and ways technology is used by aging persons.

Dr. Loeb is a geriatrics professional focusing on utilization and availability of communications and information technology to enable the well-being and independence of older persons from a community Informatics perspective.. He is the Director and Founder of the Center for Technology and Mental Health of elderly, which examines Information and communications technology as it enriches and contributes to well being of communities of elderly. He has investigated technology use by elderly for four years. Projects include increasing the accessibility of technology to elderly, reviewing progress and new applications in technology, by the following activities:
1. Editor of special issue of The Journal of community informatics on information and communications technology on elderly.
2. Member, Editorial Board, Community Informatics Journal
3. Member and contributor to Gerontechnology, international organization of technology and elderly
4. Member, committee to create online, open source international university, OERU.
5. Contributor AGETEK Association, trade group of Technology products for elderly
6. Participant in the “digital inclusion organization” concerned with including populations left out of the digital world.
7. Established the Center for technology and Mental Health of Older Persons
8. Member, International society of Internet Researcher
9. Member International Scientific Committee of the International Society for Gerontology
10. Reviewer, International Society for Gerontechnology

He has counseled, consulted, and studied changing trends in development, psychology, and care of aging populations. He is on the planning committee of the American Society for Aging’s Chicago Roundtable, bimonthly meetings of geriatric professionals at Rush University, Chicago, Illinois. Gene was the chair of the marketing and outreach planning committee for the American Society on Aging March, 2010 National Conference and made three presentations at the 2011 conference. Gene is a reviewer for several publications, The Journal of community Informatics, Journal of Informing Sciences, and Merlot online learning software organization. He is a developer of online courses, and authored several articles. He is a retired professor of Education, he is married and has three sons and seven grandchildren. He is also active in open source education as a member of the Community College Consortium for Open Education Resources.

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About the Host

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch


0, Canada

Dr. Aronin is the Director and founder of the Center for Technology and cognitive Health of Elderly, editor, CI-Journal, and Internet research, and researcher on technology enhanced lifelong learning.

Dr. Loeb is a retired professor of Education and is a geriatrics professional focusing on utilization and availability of communications and information technology to enable the well-being and independence of older persons from a community Informatics perspective. He is the Director and Founder of the Center for Technology and Mental Health of Elderly, which examines Information and communications technology as it enriches and contributes to well being of communities of elderly. He is also active in open source education as a member of the Community College Consortium for Open Education Resources. He has investigated technology use by elderly for four years. Projects include increasing the accessibility of technology to elderly, reviewing progress and new applications in technology, by the following activities:

1. Editor of special issue of The Journal of community informatics on information and communications technology on elderly.
2. Member, Editorial Board, Community Informatics Journal
3. Member and contributor to Gerontechnology, international organization of technology and elderly
4. Contributor AGETEK Association, trade group of Technology products for elderly
5. Participant in the “digital inclusion organization” concerned with including populations left out of the digital world.
6. Established the Center for technology and Mental Health of Older Persons
7. Member, International society of Internet Researchers
8. Member International Scientific Committee of the International Society for Gerontology.
9. He is a reviewer for several publications, The Journal of community Informatics, Journal of Informing Sciences, and Merlot online learning software organization. He is a developer of online courses, and authored several articles.
10. Board member Elderspaces

Dr. Jean Coppola is professor and researcher at Pace University, New York, using Tablets to encourage learning and positive attitudes, and Service learning by college students.

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