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"Digital Natives" Or "The Dumbest Generation?", David J. Mulder Oct 2015

"Digital Natives" Or "The Dumbest Generation?", David J. Mulder

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A common part of the conversation about Millenials is to describe them as exceptionally technologically-savvy; some have called them "digital natives." But research does not bear this out; people of older generations can be equally tech-savvy, and while many Millenials love their phones and social media, etc., the reality is that all of us are acculturated into a particular era of technology, and members of each generation can exhibit a range of comfort and skill working with different technologies.


Technology- Infused Teacher Preparation: Connecting Technology And Pedagogy, David J. Mulder May 2014

Technology- Infused Teacher Preparation: Connecting Technology And Pedagogy, David J. Mulder

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Mulder asserts that as teacher educators move away from stand-alone technology courses towards the integration approach, clear descriptions for what knowledge and skills pre-service teacher must develop are needed. and once decided, faculty in teacher preparation programs will need to clearly articulate an approach for integrating technology into the program. He goes on to explain the TPACK framework, which currently serves as a preeminent model for exploring technology integration in education.