This introductory and transversal module aims to ensure that trainees possess adequate digital skills and a basic understanding of the online world which is essential to be empowered, communicate with others, share ideas and exercise citizenship rights in digital societies.
People with intellectual disabilities and supporters, including disability professionals, relatives and/or other stakeholders who can play a role in the exercise of rights of persons with intellectual disabilities. Their involvement in the training activities could be adapted to each scenario.
- To know how to use a computer, smartphone and the internet, including having an email and downloading an app.
- To learn how to look for information online.
- To get familiar with the IDemocracy platform.
- To learn how to protect one’s privacy and respect others’ privacy.
- To ensure a safe and reasonable use of internet and ICT tools.
- To understand what netiquette is, how to behave online and how to manage one’s digital identity.
- To recognize and prevent online risks.
- To understand how the most popular social network works.
- Basic digital competences (e.g. using ICT tools, using a browser/wifi, having an email, searching for information online).
- Appropriate behaviour online (e.g. netiquette, digital identity, self-controlled use).
- Communication and social media use (e.g. Creating an account, posting on Facebook/Twitter, using video chat applications such as Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams etc.)
- Risk prevention (e.g. strong password, data protection, phishing, virus, bullying, etc).
- Connecting to the internet
- Browser & Wifi.
- Having an email.
- Search for online information.
- Sending voice messages
- A safe environment online
- Privacy settings.
- Data protection, the basics.
- Preventing major risks (virus, spam, phishing, bullying, discrimination, abuse) include tips: “What to do if you have a problem”.
- Behaviour online.
- Netiquette: Respect and politeness online (email and social media).
- Building your digital identity.
- Self-limitation: moderate use of ICT and online tools, preventing overuse.
- Use of social networks.
- Creating your Facebook/Twitter.
- Building up your personal network (adding friends/following groups and pages).
- The specific use of video chat platforms such as Zoom.