Topic 1

Topic 1-Reflection

During topic 1 I was asked to explain the concept of digital "visitors" and "residents" and in doing so I barely scraped the surface of such an in depth topic. I’ve realised the overestimation of my residency, and that the internet is more of a place than a tool as described by White (2015). I've… Continue reading Topic 1-Reflection

Topic 1

Topic 1: Digital Residents and Digital Visitors

The idea of a societal divide between generations due to technology was originally broached by Prensky (2001) with his proposal of "Digital Natives” and “Digital Immigrants”. The “Natives” represent users who have grown up immersed in technology and alternatively, the “Immigrants” represent the older generations experiencing this technology in later life. The Natives have developed… Continue reading Topic 1: Digital Residents and Digital Visitors