Digital Natives, Digital ImmigrantsPresentation Transcript
DIGITAL NATIVES, DIGITAL IMMIGRANTS MARC PRENSKY Fabiano Silvestre Ramos
THINKING PATTERN has changed due to different experiences DIGITAL NATIVES: Native speakers of the digital language of computers
PROBLEM DIGITAL DIGITAL IMMIGRANT NATIVE INSTRUCTORS STUDENTSOUTDATED LANGUAGE USED TO RECEIVING INFORMATION REALLY FAST
Is learning involved in both scenarios?
WWW.HUNGRY.CO M Every time I go to school I have to power down.
“Digital Immigrants typicaly have very littleappreciation for these new skills that thenatives have acquired and perfectedthrough years of interaction and practice.”(p. 2)
DIGITAL IMMIGRANTS think learning can’t (or shouldn’t) be fun TEACHERS’ BELIEFS RELATED TO THEIRPREVIOUS EXPERIENCES AS STUDENTS
SHOULD THE DIGITAL NATIVE STUDENTS LEARN THE OLD WAYS, OR SHOULD THEIR DIGITAL IMMIGRANTS EDUCATORS LEARN THE NEW?WE NEED TO It is unlikely theRECONSIDER BOTH Digital Natives willOUR METHODOLOGYAND OUR CONTENT go backwards
TODAY’S TEACHERS HAVE TO LEARN TO COMMUNICATE IN THE LANGUAGE AND STYLE OF THEIR STUDENTS LEGACY FUTURE CONTENT CONTENT WE NEED TO BE THINKING ABOUT HOW TO TEACH BOTH LEGACY AND FUTURE CONTENT IN THE LANGUAGE OF DIGITAL NATIVES
KEYWORDS: Changes in communication Before we take advantage of technology we have to change pedagogyROLE OF STUDENTS: ROLE OF TEACHERSUSE THE TECHNOLOGY PROVIDE QUALITY CONTROL
DIGITAL WISDOM: meansto use the brain for what itdoes well. We can enhanceit with te help of technology