La alfabetización digital como instrumento de e-inclusión de las personas mayores

  • Leopoldo Abad Alcalá Universidad CEU San Pablo
Palabras clave: Brecha digital, alfabetización mediática, e-inclusión, personas mayores, TIC


Partiendo de la existencia de una brecha digital de carácter generacional como se muestra en la introducción, la formación de las personas mayores en los recursos que ofrece la Sociedad de la Información se convierte en fundamental para lograr su e-inclusión. Realizamos una aproximación teórica al concepto de alfabetización digital mostrando cuáles son sus parámetros comunes. A partir de estos parámetros de uso y aprovechamiento de las TIC, se realiza un recorrido por diversos estudios realizados sobre las particularidades psico-sociales de las personas mayores en el aprendizaje de las TIC. Las conclusiones proponen adaptaciones pedagógicas en la formación en TIC de personas mayores a través de una serie de recomendaciones que valoren las peculiaridades de este grupo social en sus procesos de aprendizaje.


Digital literacy as a tool for e-inclusion of the elderly


Starting from the existence of a generational digital divide as we show in the introduction, the training of elderly in the resources offered by the Information Society becomes essential to achieve its e-inclusion. We perform a theoretical approach to the concept of digital literacy showing what their common parameters. From these parameters of use and exploitation of ICT, a tour is made by various studies on the psycho-social characteristics of the elderly in ICT learning. The findings suggest some adaptations in pedagogical ICT training of seniors through a series of recommendations to value the peculiarities of this social group in their learning processes.

Biografía del autor/a

Leopoldo Abad Alcalá, Universidad CEU San Pablo
Profesor Agregado, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, España


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Abad Alcalá, L. (2016). La alfabetización digital como instrumento de e-inclusión de las personas mayores. Revista Prisma Social, (16), 156-204. Recuperado a partir de