General Digital Competence Enabling Digital Competence Care Specific Digital Competence
Information Communication Content Creation Safety
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Competence domain A General digital competence
Competence area 1 Information
Competence title 1.3 Evaluating information
Competence description   Making sure that the information fulfils the needs; gathering, processing, understanding and critically evaluating information.
Application level User Guide/mentor
  He/She is able to:
Knowledge examples

- understand that information sources need to be cross-checked
- analyse retrieved information
- evaluate media content

- describe how non-critical adoption of information found online can imperil care recipients
- give examples of reliable information sources relevant for care recipients

Skills examples

- judge the validity of content found on the internet or the media
- interpret information
- transform information into knowledge
- assess the usefulness, timeliness, accuracy and integrity of information
- compare, contrast and integrate information from different sources

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

Attitudes examples

- be critical about information found
- be aware that search engine mechanisms and algorithms are not necessarily neutral in displaying information

- protect care recipients from perils related to unreliable or biased information