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An online educa presentation on learning tools for Generation Y. Examples of Serious Games and Games authoring tools for kids.

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Generation Y learning Generation Y learning Presentation Transcript

  • Engaging with Generation Y in Their Language
  • Are they different?
  • Gen Y Traits
    • Information openness
    • Sociability
    • Optimism
    • Confidence
    • Achievement
    • Street smart
    • Tech-savvy
  • Everything is good Skills not facts Digital Natives Multi Tasking Creators Networkers Proactive
  • Everything is bad Low Attention Cognitive Load Self absorbed No Failure Pancake People
  • What langauge? What do we need to learn? What do they need to learn?
  • What langauge?
    • Myth of multi tasking
    • Knowledge but immediacy
    • Safe Failure
    • Control and empowerment
    • Peer to peer learning
    • Skills focus
    • Facilitation
  • Knowledge can be acquired Mathematics Problem Solving Reading 10% http://ltsblogs.org.uk/consolarium/
  • Social Learning Self-Directed, Peer-Based Learning Complex social rules Technology skills Knowledge Acquisition Friendship versus Interest domains
  • Engaged Problem Solvers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzw5QVg4CgA
  • Learner Generated Learning http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tF-AY7YW62s
  • Issues, questions and debate
    • Digital Native – real help or false danger?
    • Gen Y – what do they need to learn?
    • Us – what do we need to learn?
  • Chris Brannigan [email_address]