Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants Part 1

Marc Prensky (games2train.com and Corporate Gameware LLC)

On the Horizon

ISSN: 1074-8121

Publication date: 1 September 2001

Abstract

Part one of this paper highlights how students today think and process information fundamentally differently from their predecessors, as a result of being surrounded by new technology. The author compares these “digital natives” with the older generation who are learning and adopting new technology naming them “digital immigrants”.

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Citation

Prensky, M. (2001), "Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants Part 1", On the Horizon, Vol. 9 No. 5, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1108/10748120110424816

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 2001, MCB UP Limited

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