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Digital natives: where is the evidence?

Abstract:

Generational differences are seen as the cause of wide shifts in our ability to engage with technologies and the concept of the digital native has gained popularity in certain areas of policy and practice. This paper provides evidence, through the analysis of a nationally representative survey in the UK, that generation is only one of the predictors of advanced interaction with the Internet. Breadth of use, experience, gender and educational levels are also important, indeed in some cases mor...

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10.1080/01411920902989227

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
BRITISH EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH JOURNAL
Volume:
36
Issue:
3
Pages:
503-520
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1469-3518
ISSN:
0141-1926
URN:
uuid:694c9afd-b535-43d7-b06a-2ca67ee84529
Source identifiers:
499695
Local pid:
pubs:499695

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