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Distinction between “digital natives” and “digital immigrants” Dying

Distinction between “digital natives” and “digital immigrants” Dying

The following blog posting from EdTechDev brings up an interesting point on the commonly used terms “digital natives” and “digital immigrants”. I guess I never blogged this before, but I keep seeing references to the 10 year old distinction between digital natives vs. digital immigrants as it relates to educational technology.  This is the idea thatRead more about Distinction between “digital natives” and “digital immigrants” Dying[…]

How Does Age Affect Web Use?

How Does Age Affect Web Use?

The link below contains interesting statistics from the Pew Internet organization on internet usage and activities by generation. The most popular activities graph for each generation is particular interesting. http://www.sitejabber.com/blog/2011/01/19/how-does-age-affect-web-use/

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy

Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy George Lorenzo and Charles Dziuban Net Gen students may know the Internet, but they are not necessarily “net savvy.” Exposed to huge quantities and multiple formats of information online, they are constantly challenged to sort valid from inaccurate information. Moreover, students are creating information, not just consuming it.Read more about Ensuring the Net Generation Is Net Savvy[…]