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Competence domain A General digital competence
Competence area 2 Communication
Competence title 2.3 Engaging in online citizenship
Competence description   Participating in society through online engagement; seeking opportunities for self-development and empowerment in using technologies and digital environments; being aware of the potential of technologies for citizen participation.
Application level User Guide/mentor
  He/She is able to:
Knowledge examples

- understand the participatory and engagement possibilities brought by digital technology
- understand that technology can be used for engagement in civic and democratic actions
- give examples of different forms of public/civic participation through digital means

- evaluate care recipients’ level of engagement in various networks, local communities, civic life and interest circles
- explain how engagement and participation can benefit care recipients’ lives
- give examples of social media and online participation opportunities for care recipients

Skills examples

- find online networks, communities and social media corresponding to own interests and needs
- access relevant networks and communities actively

- mediate the User skills to care recipients
- support care recipients in adopting the User skills

Attitudes examples

- value the benefits of online participation and networking
- maintain watchful attitude towards different social media functionalities

- encourage care recipients to become active and participate in public/local/interest-related affairs
- promote diversity of interests and opportunities to engage in communities with others