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ELDERLY INTERNET TUTORIAL


THESIS STATMENT I am studying senior’s Internet usage because I want to make a tutorial website for them to explain basic concept of Internet and computer so that seniors are not isolated from the society and connect with others.


USER Upto 55 – 70 years old elderly people People can use the Internet but use only few websites and have unclearness of internet and computer concept


Problems and Solutions As the human life is getting longer, the current retirees can spend their time longer and healthier. But they are easily isolated from the society and people. There are many reasons why elderly people are isolated from society. Among these reasons, lack of the socializing is the most major issue. Nowadays, most of people are socialized with others through the cell phone or Internet. But the techniques of these devices are getting developed. Catching up these technique is not that easy for everyone although we know the Internet. Especially elderly people do not feel familiar with using the Internet and with others. Moreover, even though they have ability to use Internet but usually they can use only few Internet website. When I have a survey, most of elderly people answered that they want to socialize with others through the Internet and they want to learn about the Internet and computer. However, there are any good programs for them to teach the to understand. Also, there are any good textbooks for them. tutorial website for them.


EXISTING PRODUCT Tutorial Websites and Textbooks

Good Things - Very specific - Contain all knowledge of Internet and computer

Bad Things - Too complIcated - Too many information - Use only text and no practice page - Boring Design - Small text - No recent Published


Questions

INTERVIEW

Around 40 people answered the questions.

1.

Do you have a personal computer in your home?

2.

Can you use the Internet?

3.

Are you using the Internet everyday?

4.

Do you have any difficulty when you are using the Internet? What is it?


INTERVIEW RESULT 10

5

0

Have a personal PC?

Use Internet?

Have difficulty?

Use everyday?

Under 55

66 - 75

56 - 65

Over 76


Question

SURVEY

24 people answered the questions.

Have you ever any difficulty when you are using the Internet?

Answer Among 24 people, 20 people answered that they have some difficulty. 20 peopel are over 55 years old.


SURVEY

24 people answered the questions. Q: What is the most difficult thing when you use the Internet?

5% Fear 2 people 25 % Unclearness Internet conceptet 5 people 30 % Small size of texts 6 people 40 % Complicating usage and difficult format 7 people


DIFFICULTY of learning the Internet

- Memory Loss - Vision Loss - No income - Lack of understanding - No interesting - Not familiar to use the computer - Do not have a computer - Health problem


FOCUS Design - Big size of texts - Use simple color - Clean Navigation

Content - Details - Practice - Short and clear concept explanation


PROTOTYPE #1 ?

Concentration

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About Computer

Senior Internet Tutorial

Hover over your mouse cursor. You can see the detail of the part.

This is for Internet beginners. You can learn the basic computer and Internet.

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About Internet

Problems

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- Too much texts

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About Computer ( Mouse ) Hover over your mouse cursor. You can see the detail of the part.

Internet Usage

- Not clear where they can click - Unclear hover over function

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Questions and Answers

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PROTOTYPE #2 Concentration - Big size of texts - Use simple color - Clean Navigation - Reduce texts - Clickable button

Problems - Unclear contents - Too much pages - Too much contents - Unclear navigation bar


CONTENTS PLAN Focus - Simplify contents - Focus on practicing - Short and clear concept explanation


Tutorial Website

About Computer

Software

Mouse

About Internet

Keyboard

Basic Concept of Internet

Popular Websites

Google Simple Concept

Key Fucntion

How to search Page layout

How to use the computer

Typing Exercise

Email

save images Folder

Scroll

FInd the files (More)

Right Click

Left Click

How the internet works

Make account How to send Facebook How to use Page layout


EXAMPLE

Two loves I have of comfort and despair, Which like two spirits do suggest me still: The better angel is a man right fair, The worser spirit a woman colour'd ill. To win me soon to hell, my female evil, Tempteth my better angel from my side,

Hold Shift and Press I

TYPING HERE Two loves


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