'Digital native' and 'digital immigrant
' discourses: A critique.
who participated in the study did not want to be dependent on social networks, and expressed a preference for socializing in person, face-to-face, in different spaces.
Another question often pondered by 'digital immigrant
' parents is how long is too long for children to spend using digital devices.
The Colorado colleges were confronting a conundrum: curriculum had been designed by digital immigrants
, many of whom came of age when electric typewriters qualified as high tech.
As from the analysis of results found it can be stated that the concepts of digital native and digital immigrant
is in need of empirical support, simply serving as a rhetorical figure, of easy acceptance and assimilation, but unable to substantiate the existence of a phenomenon or generations effect on the process of diffusion and technology adoption, unlike what was proposed by Ewing and Napoli (2001), Prensky (2001a, 2001b and 2009), Oblinger and Oblinger (2005) and Tapscott (2009).
According to Prenski, Catherine is one of the "digital natives" while I am a "digital immigrant
" (2001a, 2001b).
Even though I'm what you would call a digital immigrant
, I consider myself somewhat of a techie.
The research also takes a look at how leisure travel agencies are servicing their travellers in terms of contact before and after the trip and the services they sell, and concludes that opportunities to better service their 'digital native' and 'digital immigrant
' customers exist.
Solving this dichotomy of the digital immigrant
educator and the digital native learner creates a disruptive shift in our educational structure.
There is attitudinal mismatch between digital native learners and digital immigrant
Coined by Michael Prensky back in 2001, the terms "digital native" and "digital immigrant
" illustrate the differences between consumers who were born and grew up in the digital age and those who had to adapt to the Internet as adults.