Digital “Visitors” and “Residents” – A reflection

After reading Andy’s post, I made a comment which hasn’t as yet been approved. Andy referenced an article which I really enjoyed but hadn’t previously identified. I like how he encapsulated Prensky’s criticisms concisely. I feel I spent too long doing this.  I’m hoping to seek more material before completing my next post. After reading … More Digital “Visitors” and “Residents” – A reflection

Digital “visitors” and digital “residents” – who are they?

When looking to understand user engagement with technology, Prensky (2001) coined the term digital “native” – a young person who has been immersed in technology since birth. Here, activities on the web are done almost without thinking, in the same way one may respond in an oral conversation owing to the way language is learnt … More Digital “visitors” and digital “residents” – who are they?