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21 st  Century Learner Digital Native vs. Digital Immigrant
21 st  Century Learner <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>9-17 years old </li></ul><ul><li>96% have used </li></u...
21 st  Century Learner <ul><li>Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>Grow up with technology...
21 st  Century Learner <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Immigrant instructors, who speak an outdated language (th...
21 st  Century Learner <ul><li>Receive data really fast.  </li></ul><ul><li>Very little ability to focus.  </li></ul><ul><...
References <ul><li>Prensky, Marc. Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. On the Horizon (MCB University Press, Vol. 9, Dec. ...
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21st century learner

  1. 1. 21 st Century Learner Digital Native vs. Digital Immigrant
  2. 2. 21 st Century Learner <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>9-17 years old </li></ul><ul><li>96% have used </li></ul><ul><li>71% weekly </li></ul><ul><li>60 % used in college online courses </li></ul><ul><li>50% collaborate on work </li></ul>
  3. 3. 21 st Century Learner <ul><li>Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>Grow up with technology </li></ul><ul><li>Entire lives </li></ul><ul><li>Reading vs. video games </li></ul><ul><li>Process data </li></ul><ul><li>Brain structure changes </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Natives become the Native Speakers of the Digital age. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 21 st Century Learner <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Immigrant instructors, who speak an outdated language (that of the pre-digital age), are struggling to teach a population that speaks an entirely new language. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 21 st Century Learner <ul><li>Receive data really fast. </li></ul><ul><li>Very little ability to focus. </li></ul><ul><li>Skimming. </li></ul><ul><li>Like to multi-task. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer graphics before text. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek interactivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer hyper-text access. </li></ul><ul><li>Function best when networking. </li></ul><ul><li>Thrive on instant gratification and frequent reward. </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer games to serious work. </li></ul><ul><li>Little patience for lectures. </li></ul><ul><li>Tend to drop-out of classes that only lecture or read from the book. </li></ul><ul><li>Video on the 21 st Century Learner: 21st Century Learner </li></ul><ul><li>Video on Connectivism: Connectivism </li></ul>
  6. 6. References <ul><li>Prensky, Marc. Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. On the Horizon (MCB University Press, Vol. 9, Dec. 2001) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20-%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital%20Immigrants%20-%20Part2.pdf </li></ul>

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