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Born before 1985? Then you’re a ‘digital immigrant’ by @LaurenLaverne

  • Anyone born after 1985 is a ‘digital native’ and can’t imagine a time before the internet, when we weren’t constantly connected…2014’s best new music sounds lonely.
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Digital Generation

Digital Native - what is the impact of this concept?

The concept of digital native and digital immigrant sprang into teachers awareness with the publication of Prensky’s (2001) research. Prensky’ defined those born after 1980 in the Western world are digital natives who have been exposed to internet technology since birth. 480 more words

Educational Technology

November 19, 2014

Once again I had an experience which tells me that I am truly not a digital native.

I tried to get the kids in photography to learn how to take product shots.  284 more words


Born before 1985? Then you’re a ‘digital immigrant’

Excerpt from this article:

Michael Harris’s fascinating The End of Absence, which should be required reading for anyone born before 1985 (and anyone else interested in tech).

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Reflections of a Digital Immigrant

As a digital immigrant I am one of those arrivals who take the citizenship oath misty eyed and with a lump in their throat. I plunge myself into the yearly national celebrations with a patriotic fervour that leaves the natives far behind. 1,011 more words

Topic 9 - The Nature of Schooling in a Digital Age

Although this week’s Topic is not included in the Blog Assessment, I would like to touch briefly on the subject of “The Nature of Schooling in a Digital Age”. 281 more words


Topic 5 - Digital Information

This week I explored the topic of Digital Information.

The best way to define digital information is to describe how I explained it to my husband, very much a Digital Immigrant (Prensky, 2001): 271 more words