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Tradinovacoes

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Tradinovacoes

  1. 1. TRADINOVAÇÕES: EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVE WITH ADULTS IN POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE OF LEIRIA (Rodrigues, C & Varregoso, I)INTED 11, Valência <br />carina.rodrigues@ipleiria.pt | isabel.varregoso@ipleiria.pt<br />
  2. 2. Context<br />Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (IPL)<br /><ul><li>Program IPL 60 +</li></ul>TRAD’INOVAÇÕES <br />traditions + innovation<br />
  3. 3. Target Population<br />People aged over 50, motivated to learn, socialize, share knowledge and experience, who have a taste for learning technologies and Portuguese popular traditions.<br />
  4. 4. Importance/objective..<br /><ul><li>This project is to be relevant in the context of Adult Education, as a response to educational and social problems some of which are felt: aging population, increasing the average life expectancy, the increase in free time. (Rodrigues, 2009)</li></li></ul><li>Methodology<br />Constructivist approch<br />Principles of adultlearning<br />Non formal learning<br />Experience<br />
  5. 5. EducationActivityinOld Age<br />Lack of exercice deterioration<br />Older people maintain their ability to learn, a reasonable mental plasticity, as well as the experience and knowledge acquired and built throughout life. (Marchand, 2005)<br />
  6. 6. Educational Activity in Old Age<br />Role of technology<br />The real contribution of digital media for education is the flexibility that could allow every individual to find personal paths to learning. (Papert, 1997)<br />
  7. 7. Activities and products<br />Explore new technological tools, while working themes: festivals, costumes, legends, food and customs, folk wisdom<br />Offline tools (office, photostory, moviemaker, picassa..)<br /> Online tools (social networks (facebook), Blog, Slideshare, Youtube, ScreenToaster, Google Docs, Photopich, Slideshow,)<br />
  8. 8. Activities and products<br />Blogue Trad’Inovações<br />www.tradinovacoes.blogspot.com<br />
  9. 9. Conclusion<br />The sessions are based on principles of adulteducation and non-formaleducational practices, to meet the interests and needs of seniors.<br />

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