IntroductionWe are in a new century of adult learners, and thegoal of educators and trainers is to be betterprepared in knowing how to work with the diversecommunity of learners. A question we ask is how doeducators know what we are teaching is meaningfuland impactful on these learners knowing aboutglobal diversity?A new outlook on effective practices and transition inworking with a demographically diverse populationwill be the focus for businesses, industries andgovernment entities.
Module 1 objectives explain demography identify generational characteristics analyze and summarize literature using wiki pages
What is Demography? Generational characteristics can best be defined by what influenced each generation during their developmental years. Historical events, cultural norms, and political environment all shape each generation’s common values, beliefs, and characteristics Also, the size and composition of populations according to diverse criteria (age, sex, marital status, educational attainment, spatial distribution, etc.)
Importance in Demographics Politics: Candidates use demographics to be able to campaign in their favor (i.e., age, sex, race, education have effects on political preference and voting). Globalization: If we know the population trends around the world, marketing companies may take advantage: place factories where there are younger people who can work.
Topic 1 How is Demography defined in the workplace?
Topic 2 How is Demography defined online and the face-to-face classroom?
Topic 3Generational Characteristics Baby Boomer Gen X and Y Millennial
Topic 4 Recommended practices working with demographically diverse learners.
Summary of Findings Use wiki spaces as a collaborative site to share Topic findings within groups.