The Effect of Smartphone Education on the Quality of Life, Self-efficacy, Well-being for the Elderly

스마트폰 활용 교육이 노인들의 자기 효능감, 행복감, 삶의 질에 미치는 효과

  • Seo, Sang-Min (Department of Occupational Therapy, Semyung University)
  • 서상민 (세명대학교 작업치료학과)
  • Received : 2019.03.12
  • Accepted : 2019.05.20
  • Published : 2019.05.28


The purpose of this study was to find out how smartphone education affects their lives and the positive factors of smartphone education applied with one-on-one education system for elderly. The research was conducted once a week for a total of five weeks from May 14 to June 11, 2018, and consisted of one old woman and one volunteer, and conducted in a one-to-one mentoring format. The results of this study showed that smartphone training for senior citizens increased the self-efficacy of older people, but showed no significant change in well-being and quality of life. In this way, various studies will have to be conducted to recognize the need for information service education in order to maintain a positive life for the elderly in a rapidly changing modern society.

Table 1. Smart Phone Education Program

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Table 2. General Characteristic

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Table 3. Smart Phone Education Program and Self-Effect

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Table 4. Smart Phone Education Program and well-being

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Table 5. Smart Phone Education Program and Quality of life

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