Is “digital native” a problematic term?
A growing number of higher-education experts certainly think so. They argue that the phrase makes it easy to ignore skills gaps, turn a blind eye to socioeconomic differences, and cut digital skills from college curricula.
On February 23, join The Chronicle for a virtual forum to hear the perspectives of faculty members and administrators across the country. You’ll get new language to discuss the use of technology in the classroom and leave with practical strategies to define and teach digital competency.
Host: Ian Wilhelm, assistant managing editor, The Chronicle of Higher Education
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