• Paulo Fernando de Melo Martins Universidade Federal do Tocantins
  • Eder Gama da Silva Universidade Federal do Tocantins
  • Nathanni Marrelli Matos Mauricio
Palavras-chave: Access in Brazil; Seniors; Internet.


Analyze the use of internet by the elderly population in Brazil. The methodology used will be through a qualitative study, through a bibliographic survey, verifying the bibliographic studies on the use of the internet at national level. The use of the internet is the most immediate when comparing it with other technologies, such as electricity, the car or even television, however, a group of people still proves little proximity to these technologies: The elderly. As an effect, we will demonstrate that there is an increase in the number of Internet use by this portion of the population, the elderly and with an increase forecast.


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Biografia do Autor

Paulo Fernando de Melo Martins , Universidade Federal do Tocantins

Doutor  em  Educação  pela  Universidade  Federal  de  Goiás -UFG(2011), possui  Bacharelado  e Licenciatura  Plena  em  História  pela  Universidade  Federal  do  Rio  de  Janeiro/UFRJ  (1988), graduação em Pedagogia (1990) e Mestrado em Educação pela Universidade do Estado do Rio de   Janeiro/UERJ   (2002).   É   Professor   da   Universidade   Federal   do    Tocantins.    E

Eder Gama da Silva , Universidade Federal do Tocantins

Mestre em Prestação Jurisdicional e Direitos Humanos da UFT/ESMAT. Possui graduação em Direito pelo Centro Universitário Luterano de Palmas (2012). Possui pós-graduação em Direito Publico pelo Instituto Darwin de Brasília (2015). Atualmente é Advogado.


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Como Citar
MARTINS , P. F. DE M.; GAMA DA SILVA , E.; MARRELLI MATOS MAURICIO, N. ELDERLY POPULATION AND THE INTERNET. Revista Observatório , v. 6, n. 6, p. a13en, 1 out. 2020.