Adults and Young People as Digital Literacy Learners

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1. Understand the importance of digital literacy to adults and young people.

1.1 Define the nature and scope of digital literacy.
1.2 Explain the role of digital literacy in the lives of adults and young people in society.
1.3 Describe the impact of not being digitally literate on adults and young people.

2. Understand why some adults and young people may not have developed digital literacy skills and how potential barriers can be addressed.

2.1 Describe a range of personal, social and economic reasons why some adults and young people may not have fully developed digital literacy skills.
2.2 Analyse different factors that motivate adults and young people to want to gain digital literacy skills.
2.3 Summarise the barriers to digital literacy that some adults and young people may experience.
2.4 Suggest ways to overcome the barriers in 2.3.

3. Understand factors that may assist digital literacy learning.

3.1 Analyse the characteristics of effective digital literacy learning delivery.
3.2 Explain the importance of communication, relationship building and emotional intelligence when working with adults and young people undertaking digital literacy learning.

4. Understand the role of diversity and inclusion in digital literacy learning.

4.1 Explain what is meant by ‘diversity and inclusion’ in the context of digital literacy.
4.2 Explain the effect that tutor values and attitudes may have in relation to diversity and inclusion.
4.3 Describe different strategies to ensure diversity and inclusion in digital literacy learning programmes.

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Adults and young people as digital literacy learners

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