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Is there such as a thing as a digital native?

We may think that we need to be a digital expert to succeed in education; a Digital Native. This isn't the case. let us hear why.

Wouldn’t it be a relief if we knew that we weren’t the only one who just ‘gets by’ in the digital world? Wouldn’t it make us feel even better if we knew that not everyone who is on a course is succeeding because of their technology skills or their ability to do all those whizzy things on all of that equipment that can be found in education institutes these days?

Stephanie Jesper, a Teaching and Learning Advisor here at the University of York, offers us an honest and accessible view of how we think we may be way behind others when it comes to the digital world, and how that may not be true, Even if it was, it doesn’t matter, as there is a range of experts and support teams around you to guide you through every step, every assessment, every research project and every digital encounter.

When you have watched the video, do let us know your thoughts on Stephanie’s video.

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