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Week 2 - Digital Natives

In response, I am a digital immigrant with a slight to heavy accent!  I did not grow up with technology… gaining access to a computer only once studying my undergraduate degree many years ago!   406 more words

Social Media for the 97%

According to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, approximately 97% of enterprises in NZ are small businesses. In a survey of 1000 SMEs, only 20% of businesses were using some form of social media. 414 more words

What is a digital world?

A digital world to me is the current world we are living in. It is our televisions, smartphones, computers, tablets, digital radio, and all of the luxury devices most of us take for granted. 321 more words


Power vs Risk of Social Media

It dawned on me a few nights ago that apart from the odd mention to a few friends and work mates, I had made no effort to promote this blog. 470 more words

Digital Native or Digital Immigrant?

Prenky’s (2001) article is an overly harsh view of the divide between the “digital natives” and “digital immigrants” which left me a little confused as I could see aspects of myself in both categories. 464 more words

Module 2

Birdman: "You're the one who doesn't exist!"

Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), was one of my favourite films of 2014. If you haven’t seen it yet, please do so – it is sure to be one of the most unique cinematic experiences that you’ll ever have. 1,017 more words


Born digital

You see them everywhere. The teenage girl with the iPod, sitting across from you on the bus, frenetically typing messages into her cell phone. The eight-year-old who can beat you at any video game on the market—and types faster than you do, too. 403 more words