In this assignment, you are required to develop an 800-word critical comparison of
two articles. You can choose any two of the following articles for your critical
comparison essay. Make sure your essay is formatted in the proper APA style.
Bennett, S., Maton, K., & Kervin, L. (2008). The ‘digital natives’ debate: A critical
review of the evidence. British Journal of Educational Technology, 39(5), 775-786.
Bullen, M., Morgan, T., & Qayyum, A. (2011). Digital learners in higher education:
Generation is not the issue. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 37(1),
1-24. Retrieved from http://www.cjlt.ca/
Jones, C., & Healing, G. (2010). Net generation students: Agency and choice and the
new technologies. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 26, 344-356. doi:
Margaryan, A., Littlejohn, A., & Vojt, G. (2011). Are digital natives a myth or reality?
University students’ use of digital technologies. Computers & Education, 56,
429-440. doi: 10.1016/j.compedu.2010.09.004
As you will see in these articles, the concept of “digital natives/immigrants”
proposed by Marc Prensky, whose argument we have worked with in the lessons in
Unit 2, is a much debated topic by scholars in education and technology. The
authors of these articles come into conversations with Prensky’s argument in various
You are encouraged to use the Reverse Outline Template, Critical Thinking
Questions, and Identifying Issues and Debate Template discussed in Unit 2 to
develop your critical comparison essay.
Please submit your planning documents with your final essay; be sure to review
grading criteria prior to submission.
Please see these all documents in the pdf attachment.
Please fill out Reverse outline for the essay, the sample for outline is also attached in the pdf.
The sample of the comparison essay is also in pdf. All the steps required for this essay is attached in the pdf’s below.
Essay should be formatted in APA style.