• Bruno Barreto Cesarino Faculdade de Ciências Jurídicas de Paraíso do Tocantins
  • Marcos Antonio Oliveira Cruz Faculdade de Educação Ciências e Letras de Paraíso
  • Isa Omena Machado Freitas Faculdade de Ciências Jurídicas de Paraíso do Tocantins
  • Vinicius Pinheiro Marques Universidade Federal do Tocantins
  • João Marcelo dos Santos Silva Faculdade de Educação Ciências e Letras de Paraíso



This research project has as delimiting central theme and also central question whether digital inclusion of elderly enable increasing their aesthetic education. Being its specific goals study what is aesthetic education, using the theoretical framework the German philosopher Friedrich Schiller, conceptualize what is senior and define digital inclusion. Its relevance is the increment that Beauty favors the increased awareness of self, others and their environment. The population and sample will be among the students of the University of maturity (UMA), extension course of Pedagogy of the University of Tocantins in Palmas / TO campus and as a sample of eighteen individuals without mental abnormalities or loss, of both sexes, above sixty years. A qualitative study will be used as a qualitative methodological strategy the Focus Group. The data will be analyzed in order to assess the perception of the respondents in relation to specific goals. Case study. The project will be submitted to the Ethics Committee on Human Research of the Federal University of Tocantins as required by Resolution 196/96 of the National Health Council under No. 179/2012 and shall be applied only after approval. Have hypothesized that through digital inclusion the elderly will have more access to different forms of arts and therefore broaden the chances of their meeting with the aesthetic education.