Posts Tagged ‘millenial students’
March 18 - Millennial Students and Middle-aged Faculty: A Learner-centered Approach toward Bridging the Gap
The problem is my age. It relentlessly advances while the faces staring back at me in the classroom remain the same, fixed between late adolescence and early adulthood. In short, I grow old while my students do not. And the increasing gap between our ages causes me some concern, pedagogically speaking.
September 7 - Five Strategies to Engage Today’s Students
Explore the culture of Millennial learners, and see how it affects student engagement and learning. You’ll discover what learning environments work best, explore assignment strategies that boost relevance and hear how Millennial learners describe the ideal professor.
February 14 - Perspectives in Understanding Online Teaching and Learning Strategies for First-Year Generation Y Students
There is an overwhelming amount of literature that addresses strategies to develop and facilitate teaching and learning in the online classroom as a way to engage and retain first-year students. Students and faculty in the online classroom are faced with a unique situation: classes without a physical classroom. Professors are also faced with a unique situation: creating a unified class that is engaged and well informed on the structure of the course in order to create a total learning environment (Quitadamo and Brown 2001).
October 20 - Generational Stereotypes
Mano Singham (a colleague whose work I greatly admire) makes such an important point in a viewpoint piece published in the October 11, 2009 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. He thinks we are getting carried away with generational stereotypes. Rather than being monnikers that identify whole generations (like baby boomers), they have become
Which of the factors listed below would you predict students would say are the most important when they are deciding which courses to take?