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Category Archives: Digital Native

LIS 768 Paper Abstract – The Digital Native

19-Dec-07

My final research paper for my LIS 768 class was an examination of the Digital Native and a recommendation for libraries (school specifically but public also) on ways to attract and cater to the Digital Native. I focused on three aspects of the digital native: learning, communication/socializing, and producing/consuming media. From the learning perspective I […]

Did You Know… Shift Happens

21-Nov-07

My colleague sent this to me. I never saw the first version. Great food for thought.

A Vision of Students Today…

24-Oct-07

A colleague of mine pointed me toward this youtube video. I was really fascinated with how they touched on so many topics and seemed to drive so many points home.

The Digital Native…

02-Jul-07

I’ve had conversations with people about the digital native. I’ve used the term myself many times, but have we ever thought about what it REALLY means to be a digital native? This term drives me a little crazy because I think people have the wrong idea about what it means. I am not a digital […]

Blog Post #2 Second Life Review…

06-Oct-06

So the other day I decided to try out Second Life (SL), here is the Wikipedia article. It was a mostly good, interesting experience although there were some graphics issues that spoiled it a bit for me. I’ll review SL in this blog post and then give a few ideas for how it could be […]