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Myths, Facts and Research on ‘Digital Natives’: A Review

By Fabiola Cabra-Torres and Gloria Patricia Marciales-Vivas


This review analyzed the context of discussion about ' digital natives’ subjectand the use of this notion in indexed literature. A critical review of essays,commentaries, point of view articles, and research results, are presented.Some problematic issues aroused in this field are discussed. It is evidentthe scarce empirical facts and drawbacks related with paradigmatic andmethodological approaches. Relevant aspects are proposed in order tofollow up the research with the purpose to deep in a comprehensive andinterdisciplinary way in this research arena

Topics: Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants, Generation Diversity, ICT Competences, Information Literacy, Cognitive Differences and Learning, Psychology, BF1-990, Philosophy. Psychology. Religion, B, DOAJ:Psychology, DOAJ:Social Sciences
Publisher: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Year: 2009
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