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Immigrants and natives: Investigating differences between staff and students' use of technology

  title={Immigrants and natives: Investigating differences between staff and students' use of technology},
  author={Gregor E. Kennedy and Barney Dalgarno and Sue Bennett and Terry S. Judd and Kathleen Mary Gray and Rosemary L. Chang},
The corollary of the ‘Digital Native’ ‐ young, technologically avid and literate ‐ is the ‘Digital Immigrant’ ‐ older, less familiar and comfortable with technology. The accompanying rhetoric posits that in the higher education sector, staff and students are ensconced firmly on either side of a ‘digital divide’, with critical implications and consequences for teaching and learning. This proposition was tested by surveying 108 staff and 2588 first-year undergraduate students across three… 

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