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Frances Sutton

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A Digital Dinosaur who Dares


Many colleges have plenty of hardware and software, yet lack two vital resources – teacher confidence and relevant e-workshops. Teachers are afraid to introduce new technology as they do not want to feel incompetent or stressed or waste valuable time when they are not confident and unable to troubleshoot. The majority of teachers at HCT are over fifty years of age: Prensky (2009) would classify us as digital immigrants as opposed to our students who are supposedly digital natives.