Providing/Creating Information                                                                               SCQF 2

General skill

 

Use simple digital skills safely within very simple tasks, with support if required, to provide information.

 

Specific Skill

 

The candidate must:

 

¨       use an input device

¨       provide a piece of information in a simple digital format

¨       use simple digital tools to collaborate with others to complete a very simple task

¨       use simple creative features to enhance a digital resource

¨       use safety features when providing/creating and sharing digital information

 

Further Information

 

The candidate can show this by:

¨           selecting ways to modify existing very simple digital items to create new and original ones

¨           use an app to tell and edit a story

¨           use security features such as password, passcode, fingerprint etc to access a digital device and take care of self and others when sharing information

¨           looking after self when online/onscreen by avoiding health risks

¨           suggest devices and tools that can be used for learning

 

Examples of tasks might include

¨           Creating a short digital video with a class mate, with teacher support and help from suggested online guides, to share on the interactive digital smartboard

¨       Using an account on social media, post or share factual information about a local event

¨           Adding text, images and visual effects to a template for a birthday card and send it to a friend

¨       Using an app to improve own numeracy skills

¨           Using an app to send a personal message safely to a friend

¨           Taking regular breaks and using appropriate seating/font size when online/onscreen

 

 

 

Providing/Creating Information                                                                                      SCQF 3

General skill

 

Use digital skills safely within simple tasks to provide information.

 

Specific Skill

 

The candidate must:

 

¨       use basic formatting techniques

¨       create and save a piece of information in a digital format

¨       use digital tools to collaborate with others to complete a task

¨       use creative features to enhance a digital resource

¨       use safety features when providing/creating and sharing digital information

 

Further Information

 

The candidate can show this by:

¨           responding safely to personal messages, using appropriate language and behaviour

¨           selecting appropriate creative tools to create and/or modify a digital resource

¨           using cyber security features such as password, passcode, fingerprint etc to access a digital device and take care of self and others when online including sharing information

¨           using collaborative tools to communicate digitally with a team in real time, paying attention to legal, privacy and consent issues.

¨           using digital tools to contribute to an online discussion/learning programme

¨           suggesting skills and knowledge that can be learned using digital tools

 

Examples of tasks might include

¨           Creating a short digital video with class mates to share on the interactive digital smartboard.

¨       Using an account on social media, responsibly post or share information about a local event, making sure the information is correct, can be posted/shared legally and does not infringe privacy rights

¨       Using an app to improve an identified skill gap.

¨           Using an app to share a personal message with digital photo to a friend

¨           Using video conferencing for workplace team meetings

¨           Creating a digital story about own involvement in an experience or event

 

 

 

General skill

 

Use digital literacy skills safely within routine tasks to provide/create information.

 

Specific Skill

 

The candidate must:

 

¨       provide pieces of information in digital formats

¨       use digital tools to collaborate with others to complete a routine task

¨       use creative features to make and publish digital content online

¨       select routine safety and cyber-security features and use them consistently when providing/creating and sharing digital information

¨       reference digital sources appropriately

 

Further Information

 

The candidate can show this by:

¨           selecting ways to modify existing digital items to create new and original ones

¨           creating text, images and visual effects for a message to be shared with others

¨           using an app to tell, animate and illustrate information online

¨           paying due regard to data privacy, copyright and licences when providing/creating information

¨           using a recognised webography/webliography format

¨           taking care of self and others when sharing information

¨           selecting devices and tools that can be used for learning

 

Examples of tasks might include

¨       Using an account on social media, post or share personally identifiable information while protecting self and others from privacy damages

¨       Using data sources and image banks to find and download only information allowed to be shared with others and images which are free of charge, to include in a new presentation to work colleagues demonstrating an understanding of open licensing.

¨           Gathering, evaluating and combining data and information to create an online publication, presentation or other resource to share with class mates, observing appropriate netiquette and digital referencing

¨           Create/populate and protect customised digital response to a customer enquiry, checking the information given out is correct and does not infringe any data protection/privacy rights.

 

Providing/Creating Information                                                                                  SCQF 4

 

 

Providing/Creating Information                                                                                  SCQF 5

General skill

 

Use a range of digital literacy skills safely within tasks to provide/create information.

 

Specific Skill

 

The candidate must:

 

¨       use a range of digital tools to collaborate with others to complete a task

¨       apply ways to create, edit, re-purpose and publish digital content in different formats demonstrating an understanding of open licensing

¨       apply a range of safety and cyber-security features to protect self and others when providing/co-creating and sharing digital information

¨       reference digital sources appropriately

¨       apply different behavioural norms (online etiquette) and know-how when providing data and interacting in digital environments

¨           exploit digital interconnectivity between devices

¨           identify gaps in own digital learning

 

Further Information

 

The candidate can show this by:

¨           selecting ways to modify existing digital items to create new and original ones

¨           creating text, images and visual effects for a message to be shared with others

¨           paying due regard to data privacy, copyright and licences when providing/creating information

¨           taking care of self and others when sharing information

¨           using collaborative tools to enhance personal and professional practices, while acknowledging the potential risks and benefits of digital collaborative tool and their use

¨           selecting and using technologies, devices and tools for extending own creative learning opportunities

¨           synchronising and using a range of digital devices

¨           creating solutions to issues using computational thinking/digital resources

 

Examples of tasks might include

¨       Using an account on social media, post or share personally identifiable information while protecting self and others from privacy damage

¨       Using data sources and image banks to find and download only personal information allowed to be shared with others (as per privacy policies) and images which are free of charge, to include in a new presentation to work colleagues

¨           Gathering, evaluating and combining/re-purposing data and information to create a publication, presentation or other resource to share with class mates, paying attention to digital footprint

¨           Creating rules for appropriate behaviour while working online as a class group which can be used and shared in the school’s VLE

¨           Creating and sharing tips, resources and guides for colleagues to improve employee digital skill levels

¨           Casting from smartphone to another device such as TV or tablet to watch a programme

¨           Collecting digital data on two variables affecting an issue such as ‘promoting sustainable transport options’, and using variables such as gender and feelings of safety, conduct an online survey, observing appropriate cyber hygiene practices and research ethics. Apply digitally enhanced statistical methods to identify any relationship between them. Use the findings to consider, create and share a viable solution to the issue.

 

 

Providing/Creating Information                                                                                  SCQF 6

General skill

 

Use a range of digital literacy skills safely within complex tasks to provide/create information.

 

Specific Skill

 

The candidate must:

 

¨       use a range of digital tools to apply effective and efficient collaborative practices to complete a complex task

¨       apply various ways to create, edit, re-purpose and publish complex digital content in different formats

¨       select and apply a range of appropriate safety and cyber-security features to protect self and others when providing/co-creating and sharing digital information

¨       be able to refine a digital footprint

¨       select, use and evaluate appropriate digital technologies, tools and techniques to complete complex tasks or solve complex problems

¨       evaluate how digital technologies, tools and techniques enhanced the learning experience

 

 

Further Information

 

The candidate can show this by:

¨           selecting a range of different ways to modify existing digital items, to create and co-create new and original ones

¨           creating a range of different texts, images and visual effects for messages to be published for others

¨           evaluating and selecting an appropriate range of apps to improve own learning and to recommend to others

¨           paying due regard to safety, legality (for example: data privacy, copyright and licences) and accuracy when providing/creating information

¨           taking care of self, others and data when sharing/re-purposing information

¨           reviewing, publishing and permissioning appropriate and relevant profiles and resources

¨           use and evaluate the most suitable combination of digital tools to collaborate with others, justifying choice with reference to effectiveness and efficiency in completing a complex task or solving a complex problem

¨           critically reviewing how well identified digital technologies, tools and techniques meet own gaps in personal digital learning requirements and preferences

¨           vary the use of digital technologies for enhancing social wellbeing, promoting social inclusion and avoiding threats to physical/psychological health

 

Examples of tasks might include

¨           Deciding which are the most appropriate ways to improve or update own digital competence, justifying creative solutions/choices

¨           Creating a blog on cyberbullying and social exclusion for a digital learning platform, to help others identify, face up to and get help about violence in digital environments

¨           Providing guidance in a new e-book on how to conduct research in a digital environment

¨           Creating a digital campaign of possible health dangers of using social media for professional purposes, which can be shared with others on their smartphones/tablets or other digital devices

¨           Providing an illustrated video of emotional wellbeing and resilience as part of a health project, to be shared on social media such as Twitter, for use by staff and other professionals

¨           Adapting the expression of self and protecting own/organisational reputation through the creation of most appropriate digital means.