University Extension Activities in Higher Education: Open Pathways for Lifelong Learning
Cristine Martins Gomes de Gusmão 1 *
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1 SABER Tecnologias Educacionais e Sociais, Federal University of Pernambuco, Departamento de Engenharia Biomédica, Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, BRAZIL
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Abstract

Sustainability and the Agenda 2030 bring as main concern the promotion of Lifelong Learning. A diversity of aspects is important to consider improving quality of life: (a) access to preventive and health promotion actions through training programs and continuous digital inclusion; (b) the technological innovation development for the contexts involved in the programs of permanent training and digital inclusion, encouraging action research and teaching applied to real situations. An example is the use of mobile devices in health. Interesting alternative in well-being and education situations, where there is a need to involve a large number of people and there are difficulties in accessing information, either because of the distance from urban centers or the lack of health professionals and educational actions, especially for the prevention and improvement of quality of life. In this way, this study focuses on: (i) social aspects - access to preventive and health promotion actions through training programs and continuous digital inclusion; (ii) technological - the development of a specific application for the contexts involved in the programs of permanent training and digital inclusion, encouraging action research and teaching applied to real situations, through mobile technologies. Considering the technological advances and the identification of different pedagogical strategies, this paper presents a proposal of online booklet for elderly people about functional exercises. Considering the technological advances and the identification of different pedagogical strategies, this paper presents a proposal of a process that includes some objectives from SDG 3 and 4 for extension activities for developing a booklet as a concept prove.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.29333/jisem/8292

J INFORM SYSTEMS ENG, 2020 - Volume 5 Issue 2, Article No: em0115

Publication date: 20 May 2020

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