The reports describing features and characteristics of digital literacy in the 4 DIGITOL project countries (Bulgaria, Germany, Greece and Italy) have been finally published. The data we will present from now on come from the analysis of questionnaires, interviews and focus groups with experts and older adults. All this provides an overview of digital literacy in the 4 mentioned countries, which will instrumental for studying and organizing future training and pilot actions as effective and engaging as possible. To find out what emerged from this first phase of analysis of the Digitol project, download the reports, both the overall version and the
DIGITOL is currently identifying needs and good practices in relation to digital skills and combat fake news. Digital literacy is defined by Law et al. (2018), as: “the ability to access, manage, understand, integrate, communicate, evaluate and create information safely and appropriately through digital technologies (…). It includes competencies that are variously referred to as computer literacy, ICT literacy, information literacy, and media literacy." Benefiting from the opportunities of our digitalized societies depends both on our abilities to operate digital tools and to interpret the content accessed through digital technologies. In 2018, more than 35% of those aged between 65 and 74
DIGITOL is finally online with its brand-new website! DIGITOL aims to understand what are the specific aspects of digital literacy we should train for older persons to become more proficient users of the Internet and avoid falling for Fake News. We are ready to improve Digital Literacy in EU!