1. The capacity and ability for different actors and rights holders to participate.
- Remote communities
- Marginalized groups
- Rights holder groups
- Cultural considerations for using technology
2. The knowledge or skills to efficiently use technology
3. Digital safety and critical thinking is NECESSARY
Technology can be a powerful tool, but it also comes with some risks.
- It is important stay vigilant about protecting your privacy, and keeping personal information limited and professional.
- Although technology is a useful tool for spreading awareness or information, there is just as much likelihood that misinformation is posted about online as well. You should always consider the validity and credibility of information that you are viewing, using, or promoting. When looking at information from a study online you might ask yourself ‘who funded this study?’, ‘how long was the study?’, ‘who were the participants?’, and so on.
In reflecting on these considerations, you can revisit Module 1 Lesson 3: Who is involved with community engagement?