Jul 01

2.1. Digital literacy as cultural approach

We are viewing a period of technological development that is both unprecedented and widely disruptive. In the short time since the Internet was created, much has changed, including the design of computer interfaces, the processing speed and portability of devices, the accessibility of information and knowledge, our methods of communication, the maintenance of our relationships, […]

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Jun 30

2.2. Reducing anxiety while developing digital skills and teaching

For some adults – including young adults – their incomplete use of the internet is linked with low literacy and numeracy, and to lacking the confidence and motivation to learn new skills and apply them in their lives. Digital skills are key to inclusion in society. Gaining these skills, along with the confidence and motivation […]

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Jun 30

2.3. Smart consumer concept

The fast development of user-friendly tech and immediate access to information has made the clients of today smart and aware. With ever increasing possibilities available at a tap of the touchscreen, consumer behaviour and preferences are forever in flux. When you hear the word consume – where does your mind go to? It probably starts […]

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Jun 30

2.4. Critical thinking and evaluation techniques

Using the Internet is probably a daily activity for many of you, but sometimes it’s such second nature we don’t stop to think about what underlies the information we use. We are now living in an era when information is widely available. Whenever people are faced with a question, their default response is ‘Google it’ […]

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Jun 30

2.5. Cultural perception and social understanding

Digital technologies have transformed the cultural scene profoundly. That technology has infiltrated our lives, you can now shop, bank, communicate, socialise, browse and collaborate with people on your smartphone or device. In this sense, we must know that digital culture is not only connected with the digitization of analogue terms, but it also refers to […]

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Jun 30

2.6. Virtual identity creation, management and implications

Our identity is, literally, who we are and presenting oneself online using a personal blog, webpage or social networking site needs a purposeful selection of text, pictures, graphics and audio to generate an impression. This is not done by chance. The online world requires people to write themselves into existence and so their profiles provide […]

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Jun 30

2.7. Financial literacy

Financial literacy – set of knowledge and skills needed to properly understand, evaluate and interpret financial information and make sound financial decisions based on it. Financial literacy does not mean that an individual has to complete special education in these fields, as life itself is a school of financial literacy (e. g. personal budget management […]

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Jun 30

2.8. Creativity and collaboration skills

“Creativity has filled a vital gap on my bookshelf where it was meant to be all along. There is no other approach to creative thought quite like this: fresh, lively, wide-ranging in its scholarship, often left field and always disconcertingly spot on.“ Jo Shapcott, poet and Royal Literary Fund Fellow Are you creative? How creative […]

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Jun 30

2.9. Ethical principles

Personal ethics refers to a person’s beliefs about what’s right and wrong and guides people in the decisions they make. Your unique ethics will determine how you handle certain as well as how you grow and develop. Personal ethics are continuously developed throughout an individual’s life, adapting to new knowledge, and refining as you age. […]

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