The functional use of new technologies is one of the basic competences that people need to develop in today's knowledge and information societies. Such competencies are important because they can become the vehicle for cognitive and social development. In this Module you will learn how to be digitally competent. More specifically, you will gain practical knowledge on how to use a computer and the Internet. You will also acquire skills related to your participation in learning communities through the use of Social Media. This training will also provide you information about issues of Internet Safety and data protection so to protect yourself from fraud or uneasy situations like exploitation or bullying.