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The ‘digital natives’ debate: A critical review of the evidence

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of Educational Technology, September 2008
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 1,005)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (80th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
11 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
146 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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980 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
10633 Mendeley
citeulike
41 CiteULike
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1 Connotea
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Title
The ‘digital natives’ debate: A critical review of the evidence
Published in
British Journal of Educational Technology, September 2008
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8535.2007.00793.x
Authors

Sue Bennett, Karl Maton, Lisa Kervin

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 10,633 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 290 3%
United Kingdom 137 1%
Spain 77 <1%
Malaysia 51 <1%
Australia 46 <1%
Indonesia 40 <1%
Mexico 39 <1%
Canada 39 <1%
Brazil 36 <1%
Other 458 4%
Unknown 9420 89%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 2504 24%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1575 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 1160 11%
Student > Postgraduate 1035 10%
Student > Bachelor 935 9%
Other 3422 32%
Unknown 2 <1%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 9198 87%
Computer Science 299 3%
Unspecified 211 2%
Arts and Humanities 173 2%
Business, Management and Accounting 150 1%
Other 600 6%
Unknown 2 <1%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 252. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 April 2019.
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#45,671
of 12,961,283 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of Educational Technology
#1
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Outputs of similar age
#162
of 80,426 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of Educational Technology
#1
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