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Digital natives: where is the evidence?

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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 some cases more i...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/01411920902989227

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Oxford Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
British Educational Research Journal Journal website
Volume:
36
Issue:
3
Pages:
503-520
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1469-3518
ISSN:
0141-1926
URN:
uuid:6a4934c9-b0b8-4937-b868-167d65307ce7
Local pid:
ora:4854

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