DISK project presentation day

On Thursday, April 14th, 2022, the presentation day of the Erasmus+ project “Digital Immigrants Survival Kit” performed by the Greek project partner EDRASE  took place. The meeting took place in the amphitheatre of EKFE Egaleo. 35 students of the public Institute of Vocational Training (IEK) Egaleo (of the department “IT Application Technicians“) attended the event. Read More …

Multiplier Event in Austria (Wiener Neustadt)

The Austrian Multiplier Event of the project took place in Wiener Neustadt in the Hotel Zentral (April 26th, 2022). The audience was well mixed: entrepreneurs, representatives of associations as well as directors and teachers from various schools took part in the event. Franz Dinhobl, Member of Parliament for Lower Austria, came from the group of Read More …

Multimedia in Adult Training

The DISK project aims to create (multimedia-based) training material with a special focus on adults with lower digital competencies. Since we live in a digital world today, the danger arises that adults cannon take part in specific activities due to their missing digital competencies. We called this target group “digital immigrants” as they are in Read More …

The Digital Immigrants Survival Kit DISK presented at the EDEN Annual Conference 2021 (24 June 2021)

EDEN – European Distance and E-learning Network EDEN is a non-profit body and educational association registered in the UK since 1991, with more than 180 institutional members and over 1100 members in the Network of Academics and Professionals (NAP), EDEN assists a wide range of institutions, networks, and individuals to become involved in professional information and Read More …

MyDigiSkills-Self Evaluation Tool

The project DISK (Digital Immigrants Survival Toolkit) aims to develop a toolkit for Digital Immigrants to improve their digital literacy. To be an active citizen in a digital society, if one does not have adequate digital skills, one risks being left behind as more and more social activities and services are performed online, alongside tasks in private life, business, and work. The DISK project and its skills map and toolkit with its modules are based on the European Digital Competence Framework for citizens known as DigComp and its five domains; information and Data Literacy, communication and collaboration, Digital Content Creation, security, problem-solving. In addition, a self-assessment tool, a mandala, is being developed as part of the DISK project.

The European Commission launched an interactive self-assessment tool MyDigiSkills for digital skills on 23 March 2021. MyDigiSkills helps to better understand one’s level of digital skills based on knowledge, skills, and attitudes in each of the five areas of the European Digital Competence Framework for citizens, known as DigComp. The five areas are: Read More …

The Digital Through the Eyes of the Analog

Parallel to the digitalization of the means and modes of functioning of the various sectors of society, there is also a digitalization of language. In coffee shops, on the radio, at the bank, at a conference or in a conversation in the park, at any moment a word may appear that refers to the digital Read More …