The digital native - myth and reality

@article{Selwyn2009TheDN,
  title={The digital native - myth and reality},
  author={Neil Selwyn},
  journal={Aslib Proceedings},
  year={2009},
  volume={61},
  pages={364-379}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop and promote a realistic understanding of young people and digital technology with a view to supporting information professionals in playing useful and meaningful roles in supporting current generations of young people. In particular the paper aims to offer a critical perspective on popular and political understandings of young people and digital technologies – characterised by notions of “digital natives”, the “net generation” and other… CONTINUE READING
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