Topic 1 – Reflection

I am very grateful that Topic 1 was formally assessed as it allowed me to have a trial run with blogging. Having never written a blog before I personally found it very different to the academic style writing I'm used to submitting for University projects. This also allowed me to get to grips with how … Continue reading Topic 1 – Reflection

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Topic 1: Digital Residents and Visitors – what does it all mean?

The idea of digital residents and visitors was first proposed by Prensky (2001) in an attempt to understand the distinction arising with the lifestyles of new generations, ones growing up with no prior recollection of life before digital technologies, compared with that of older generations who learnt these skills already a fully developed adult. The two sides were … Continue reading Topic 1: Digital Residents and Visitors – what does it all mean?