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The Digital Native Debate: Exploring the role generational characteristics and other factors play in the digital literacy of college students
 
Coordinating Presenter: Jenny Owens Wednesday, March 19
8:40 AM - 9:30 AM 332 - Convention Center
 
Other Presenters
  • Sean Carton, Director, The Center for Digital Communication, Commerce, and Culture, University of Baltimore
 
What factors contribute to the digital literacy of students? Although millennials are often heralded as tech-savvy, empirical research is showing that the technological characteristics and abilities of students are significantly diverse in nature. During this session, the presenters will share research exploring how generational characteristics, age, previous experience with technology, and socio-economic factors affect a student's digital literacy. The conclusion may surprise you.

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NASPA 2014 Annual Conference