Students cannot be usefully categorised as Digital Natives or Digital Immigrants. This distinction does not help guide the implementation of technologies it simply provides the excuse that “some people ‘just don’t get it’ which is why your new approach has …
Open University research explodes myth of ‘digital native
A new research project by the Open University explores the much-debated concept of “the digital native”. The university does this by making full use of the rich resource which is its own highly diverse student body.
5 Myths About Digital Natives
A list of 5 myths about the digital natives, and why they don’t really make sense and deserve to be debunked.
Why Schools Can’t Create Digital Natives
The students will adapt to technologies as they go, but we can provide guidance as to what to do with it. No matter how much technology changes, the fundamental ability to ask questions, posit answers, and draw conclusions (this is
Lessons for Digital Natives
Digitally ‘native’ children are not digitally ‘literate’ – they just accept digital technologies as part of their everyday lives, argues ICT teacher Tristan Ashman. So how, he asks, can teachers meet pupils’ expectations?
Digital Immigrants vs Digital Natives
So, the age old discussion about the differences between Digital Immigrants and Digital Natives has come up again. There seems to be fresh discussions on the definition and importance of each. So, here are a few choice passages and links …