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Digital Natives - A Myth?

Silverstone Davies Buckingham Date: 24 Nov, 2009

The Silverstone Panel on Digital Natives revised and revisited the terms ‘digital natives’ and 'digital generations' that had for some time now been causing excitement and a lot of optimism within the academy.

You can read a report on this event here. 

Or listen to the podcast here.

Date: 24 Nov, 2009
Location: New Academic Building, LSE

Chaired by Charlie Beckett, POLIS Director

Speakers included:
Professor Sonia Livingstone, Department of Media and Communications, LSE
Professor David Buckingham, Institute of Education
Dr Chris Davies, University of Oxford
Dr Rebekah Willet, "Power relations, play and boredom in teens online interactions," Institute of Education.

Ranjana Das, POLIS Silvertone Scholar 2009, also presented her work on the day. For an initial programme of the event here

Keywords: digital, young people, new technology, generation.