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the digital immigrants debate continues

Marc Prensky’s 2001 paper ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants’ and Don Tapscott’s books ‘Growing up digital’ (1997) and ‘Grown up digital (2008) are generally seen as the two works that began this debate about the generational digital divide. The argument continues but … Continue reading

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remix culture: content and context

Some wonderful passages from my latest find A new culture of learning: an interview with John Seely Brown and Douglas Thomas authors of the new book A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change … Continue reading

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enough of ‘transliteracy’ for a while…

i’m saturated with digital literacy links. i’ve gathered a few together here and will rest up on this topic for a while! many thanks to bobby newman (the librarianbyday) tweeter for most of these. see her post on defining transliteracy for … Continue reading

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transliteracy and incommensurability

a wonderful piece on the ‘libraries and transliteracy’ website transliteracy and incommensurability (lane wilkinson) commenting on a few of the articles i’ve discussed in previous posts. the author makes the point that the discourse around transliteracy is often framed around … Continue reading

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cartesian learning vs the hive

rereading the nicholas carr article ‘the web shatters focus, rewires brains’ (wired magazine, may 2010). it’s clear he’s worried about the bargain we’ve brokered with the internet, seemingly choosing to go with ‘skimming and multitasking’ at the expense of ‘reading … Continue reading

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just what does ‘transliteracy’ mean?

there’s a lot of discussion in libraries about just what ‘transliteracy’ really means. it’s a given in our context that we have always talked about information literacy, and more recently information literacies. this has included digital literacies as a matter … Continue reading

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EDtalks

EDtalks is a fantastic collection of videos and presentations by innovative and inspiring educators. ‘students will stop doing stuff and start making stuff’ (at the 2 min 30 mark) ewan mcintosh podcast ‘technology’s impact on learning’ on Core Education EDtalks … Continue reading

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