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|ICT4Elders - Promoting ICT knowledge for the elderly people
|In a world rapidly dominated by technological breakthroughs, enhancing older adults' digital skills is becoming imperative. Taking into consideration that, according to Eurostat, two-fifths of people aged between 65 and 74 years old have never used a personal computer, this course seeks to transform the rapid digital transformation into an opportunity for growth, active aging, and social inclusion of older adults.
|This course introduces learners to the basics of ICT tools and will cover questions such as: What an electronic device is? How can I use the latter, and how can I connect to the Internet? Which applications or websites can I use to benefit my health, entertaining myself, shopping online, and paying billing accounts? How can I deal with fraud issues on the Internet and avoid being misinformed?
|These questions will be answered during this course, designed for people seeking to adapt to the constantly changing modern world and be active members of online communities.
|Who this course is for
|older adults, and especially those over 70
|primary target group: social workers, care givers
|secondary target group: volunteers/students/companion of older adults, family members of older persons, VET trainers, active ageing organizations, nursing ones and NGOs working in the field of social inclusion
|This course includes 3 modules which, basics of electronic devices, the Internet, applications, online entertainment, online health, online communication & online safety are presented. Furthermore, this course includes a Glossary, which aims at helping learners to recall and understand basic key-words related to ICT tools.
|What will you learn
|After this course, learners will achieve the following learning outcomes:
|-to recall, understand, and use devices, web browsers, applications, e-banking, online stores
|-to perform steps to make online transactions & online shopping
|-to download and use applications for communication, entertainment and health
|-compare and contrast websites & applications
|-distinguish the credibility of sources of information
|-interpret fraud issues and properly deal with them
|3 Modules including 3 Units each
|Course Length - Duration
|No previous knowledge is required
|Special needs from the educational environment
|The educational environment (LMS) is accessible through a personal computer or a tablet, both connected to the internet