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digital immigrant

A person who embraces technology later in life. Contrast with digital native.
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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.
In this study the concepts of digital native or digital immigrant will not be used in a simplistic way to classify the respondents.
Solving this dichotomy of the digital immigrant educator and the digital native learner creates a disruptive shift in our educational structure.
Too often what we read in relation to school counselors and technology has a Digital Immigrant slant.
For the digital immigrants, perhaps our most valuable contribution, following McLuhan's prescription, is not to condemn outright but to listen and to watch, and to learn from the natives so that we might reveal to them something of the invisible in what for them is the obvious.
Prensky designates such clumsy behaviors "accents," markers that make the discourse of immigrant instructors seem almost like a foreign language, and then alarmingly proposes that "the single biggest problem facing education today is that our Digital Immigrant instructors, who speak an outdated language (that of the pre-digital age), are struggling to teach a population that speaks an entirely new language" ("Digital" 2).
COM) IS A DIGITAL IMMIGRANT, APPLYING FOR PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS.
Well, if you are over 22 and don't automatically update your Facebook every day, then you are a digital immigrant.
According to Marc Prensky, the author of Digital Game-Based Learning (McGraw-Hill, 2001), I am what he calls a Digital Immigrant (DI), someone not born into the digital world.
Digital immigrant A person who has learnt to use computers as an adult.
For digital immigrant CPG executives, the new 4 Es and digital best practices offered here provide an enduring strategic framework by which to engage, delight and motivate the new digital consumer.
A digital immigrant is someone who was not immersed in the digital world while growing up but has taken up using some aspects of digital technologies later in life.

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