Online learning for the 50-plus adult

Sipe, Cody
January 2008
Journal on Active Aging;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p34
Academic Journal
The article reports on the increased use of the Internet among adults 65 and older, according to a 2006 study of the Pew Internet and American Life Project. The data reveals that Internet use stands at 54% among those aged 60-69 and ranges from 72% to 78% among baby boomers. Online learning offers participants free education and convenience while allowing many of them to work full or part time. It also helps them expand their current knowledge and skill sets and prepare for advancement.


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