Article: "Open University Research Explodes Myth of ‘Digital Native’"
From Merlin John Online:
A new research project by the Open University explores the much-debated concept of “the digital native”. The university does this by making full use of the rich resource which is its own highly diverse student body.
It concludes that while there are clear differences between older people and younger in their use of technology, there’s no evidence of a clear break between two separate populations.
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See Also: “Another Misread of the “Digital Native” Idea”
By Derek Bruff, Assistant Director at the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching and a Senior Lecturer in the Vanderbilt University Department of Mathematics.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.