Topic 1: Reflective Summary

Following from Agnieszka’s example, I realised that it would be very helpful to put together a figure on my own web usage on the visitor/resident and personal/institutional spectrums. This was something I would never have thought of doing it was a really helpful visual tool for understanding where on the spectrum I lie. For the most…

Topic 1: Digital ‘visitors’ and ‘residents’

Prensky’s Digital Natives and Immigrants The concept of digital ‘visitors’ and ‘residents’ was first established by White and Cornu (2011) and updates Prensky’s (2001) somewhat out-dated concept of digital ‘natives’ and ‘immigrants’. Prensky’s typology argues that those who are born into technologies and grow up with and around those technologies will always be more familiar…