When you're coming in as a generation that's a digital native, let's say, as opposed to me, who's a digital immigrant
, taking the skill sets that you bring naturally with you to the job is part and parcel to how you can step in.
The 'digital native' and 'digital immigrant
': A dangerous opposition.
For the "digital immigrant
," the new 4Es and digital best practices offered here provide an enduring strategic framework by which to engage, delight and motivate the new digital consumer.
Participants in the age group which we can consider as "digital immigrant
" (Prensky, 2001) spoke of how they were bored with some of the activities on social networks.
It's perhaps the greatest generational difference of the 21st century - digital natives contrasted with their digital immigrant
Karen loves reading with students, but is definitely a 'digital immigrant
But 'digital immigrant
' parents not really understanding the technology that drives the modern world doesn't mean their children will use such technology any less.
So, unlike many of my age, I am as much a "digital native" as a "digital immigrant
She, the digital native, can set up my phone so podcasts are played through the car's speakers, and I, the digital immigrant
, pay the phone bill and keep the car trudging.
In classrooms, he contended, digital immigrant
instructors and digital native students speak entirely different languages.
In this study the concepts of digital native or digital immigrant
will not be used in a simplistic way to classify the respondents.