Digital competence refers to a set of knowledge, skills and attitudes that a person acquires through the relationship with media during their life path and manages, in a more or less autonomous, in the various contexts in which he may exercise his right of citizenship in the era of digital convergence . The competence is formed from early childhood when the child makes the first relationship with the medium , or when media coverage reflects the experience of their parents (or agents of socialization ) which triggers herd behavior to interpret and represent the surrounding reality. Is it possible that the tendency of a person to use the media is affected by social capital from earliest childhood , or style of social relations, the interactions , the application of educational models compared to the stresses of the media agents of socialization , the latter condition inevitably the genesis of the so-called "digital capabilities" , to use a concept of A. Sen, further developed within the approach of M. Nussbaum . Is it possible that the intra-generational and intergenerational gap, even with respect to digital media , engage with their own roots in early childhood and that the socio-cultural capital represents a fundamental aspect for the orientation of the development of the skills of the child. The objective of this paper is to examine in depth the supposed connection between social capital of the so-called " cultural mediators " in the era of digital convergence and the development of attitudes and capabilities in the protagonists of the first socialization, children, in terms of digital skills to the base of the cultural behavior, even outside of the direct relationship with the technologies . The methodology involves the following steps: 1 . Theoretical -conceptual analysis and mapping of digital skills 2 . Construction of a set of observable indicators 3 . Survey research: cultural attitudes, educational models, relational styles of the family.
|Data di pubblicazione:||2015|
|Appartiene alla tipologia:||02a Capitolo o Articolo|