Generational differences/gaps in technology adoption are an important area in the wider field of information literacy.

The content provided in this section is generated in the context of a joint learning-scenario in which students from the University of Hildesheim and the Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce in Pune collaboratively create knowledge and provide this knowledge to a wider audience with the help of this website.

In this section, you can find

Technology adaption: papers and use cases

Anmol Bisaria

  • Eshet-Alkalai, Y., & Chajut, E. (2010). You can teach old dogs new tricks: The factors that affect changes over time in digital literacy. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 9(1), 173-181.

Sandra Goncz

  • Cirilli, E., Nicolini, P., & Mandolini, L. (2019). Digital Skills from silent to alpha generation: an overview. In Proceedings of EDULEARN19 Conference 1st-3 rd . Palma, Mallorca, Spain (pp. 5134-5143).
  • Fietkiewicz, K. J., Lins, E., Baran, K. S., & Stock, W. G. (2016, January). Inter-generational comparison of social media use: Investigating the online behavior of different generational cohorts. In 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (pp. 3829-3838). IEEE.

Anya Jamwal

  • Lisenbee, P. (2016). Generation Gap Between Students’ Needs and Teachers’ Use of Technology in Classrooms. Journal of Literacy and Technology, Vol. 17(3), 100-123.

Harman Lacshar

  • Castilla, D., Botella, C., Miralles, I., Bretón-López, J., Dragomir-Davis, A. M., Zaragoza, I., & Garcia-Palacios, A. (2018). Teaching digital literacy skills to the elderly using a social network with linear navigation: A case study in a rural area. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 118, 24-37.

Technology adaption: a summary of knowledge

A summary of knowledge will be provided in the middle of January 2020.

Technology adaption: information that aims to help interested learners to improve their information literacy in this area

Information will be provided by the end of January 2020.