Definition of digital immigrant in English:

digital immigrant

Line breaks: digi|tal im¦mi|grant

noun

  • A person born or brought up before the widespread use of digital technology: chances are many digital immigrants will find managing online privacy a daunting prospect
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    • Interestingly, very few educational technology advocates mention that the digital immigrants were the creators of these devices and environments.
    • When older folks—those whom I call "digital immigrants"—use the word, they still think of the early, pre-computer, simple games such as board and card games.
    • It did take him quite a long time to realise he was a "digital immigrant" as opposed to a "digital native".

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