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Educating The Net Generation Copy
Educating The Net Generation Copy
Educating The Net Generation Copy
Educating The Net Generation Copy
Educating The Net Generation Copy
Educating The Net Generation Copy
Educating The Net Generation Copy
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Educating The Net Generation Copy
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Presentation for Lincoln University on Educating the Net Generation in preparation for the introduction of a new textbook in GE 101

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  1. <ul><li>Dr. Bryan Carter </li></ul><ul><li>University of Central Missouri </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>bcrx7 - AIM </li></ul><ul><li>152347003 - ICQ </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] - MSN </li></ul><ul><li>bcmini753 - Skype </li></ul>Educating the Net-Generation
  2. Generational Trends Rita M. Murray, Personal Communication, 2004
  3. The Mindset of Today’s Student List Generated by Beloit College, Class of 2010
  4. <ul><li>The Soviet Union has never existed and therefore is about as scary as the student union </li></ul><ul><li>They have known only two presidents. </li></ul><ul><li>For most of their lives, major U.S. airlines have been bankrupt. </li></ul><ul><li>They are wireless, yet always connected. </li></ul><ul><li>A stained blue dress is as famous to their generation as a third-rate burglary was to their parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to pervasive headphones in the back seat, parents have always been able to speak freely in the front. </li></ul><ul><li>They grew up with and have outgrown faxing as a means of communication. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Google&quot; has always been a verb. </li></ul><ul><li>Text messaging is their email. </li></ul><ul><li>Being techno-savvy has always been inversely proportional to age. </li></ul><ul><li>They have always been able to watch wars and revolutions live on television. </li></ul><ul><li>They may have fallen asleep playing with their Gameboys in the crib. </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries have always been the best centers for computer technology and access to good software. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital cameras have always existed. </li></ul>
  5. The Millennials <ul><li>Gravitate toward group activity </li></ul><ul><li>Identify with Parents’ values and feel close to their parents </li></ul><ul><li>Believe it’s cool to be smart/Hip Hop Generation celebrates anti-intellectualism </li></ul><ul><li>Are fascinated with new technologies yet know little about how they work </li></ul><ul><li>Are focused on grades and performance, the means to an end, not necessarily for the sake of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Are busy with extracurricular activities </li></ul><ul><li>Have developed hypertext minds </li></ul><ul><li>Are intuitive visual communicators/digitally literate </li></ul><ul><li>Learn better through discovery than by being told </li></ul>
  6. Millennial Impact on Higher Education <ul><li>Connected </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate </li></ul><ul><li>Experiential </li></ul><ul><li>Immediate </li></ul><ul><li>Social/Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement, Experience, Visual, Kinesthetic </li></ul><ul><li>Things that Matter </li></ul>
  7. Videoconference with Tim Linder University of Missouri-Columbia
  8. You Must Be a Teacher If...
  9. <ul><li>Understanding from where they are coming </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating with them through ways in which they are familiar </li></ul><ul><li>Establishing and maintaining a high level of excitement and enthusiasm about learning and course content </li></ul>Connecting with our Students
  10. Teaching and the Socio-Cultural Disconnect <ul><li>Is conventionality always the best? </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching moments come from the strangest inspirations </li></ul>
  11. Communicating with Our Students: To go where few teachers have gone before
  12. Communicating Using the Familiar <ul><li>instant messaging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://go.icq.com/register </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://my.screenname.aol.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://edit.yahoo.com/config </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>https://register.passport.net </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.ceruleanstudios.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Trillian) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>http://www.defaultware.com/proteus/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Proteus) </li></ul></ul>
  13. <ul><li>http://fire.sourceforge.net/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>( Fire ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>online text chat </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Over IP - VoIP: Skype </li></ul><ul><li>sms-cell phones - 3G capability </li></ul><ul><li>discussion boards </li></ul>More of the Familiar
  14. <ul><li>desktop videoconferencing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iChat AV/AIM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype (also for videoconferencing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>webloggs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wordpress.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.blogger.com </li></ul></ul>Communicating Using The Not So Familiar
  15. <ul><li>Email Groups and Listsrvs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.digitalopportunity.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.technologygrantnews.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TechnologyCurriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To subscribe, send email to: technologycurriculum-subscribe@yahoogroups.com </li></ul></ul></ul>You are not in this Alone
  16. <ul><li>FREE LEARNING MATERIALS </li></ul><ul><li>LESSON PLANS, FREE SOFTWARE </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Technology Grant News, Fall 2003 issue </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.technologygrantnews.com </li></ul><ul><li>From the Education, Outreach & Training Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eot.org/resources/lessonplans.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eot.org/resources/freesoftware.html </li></ul><ul><li>Online lesson plans, educational simulations, and other resources for </li></ul><ul><li>science and computing education. </li></ul>Valuable Resources
  17. <ul><li>International Children's Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Free K-12 Curriculum Resource </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.icdlbooks.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Everything from the old ABC Baseball Book (1885) tothe old Alice </li></ul><ul><li>in Wonderland books, at a place where kids can read for free online. </li></ul><ul><li>International Society for Technology in Education </li></ul><ul><li>National Educational Computing Conference </li></ul><ul><li>http://center.uoregon.edu/NECC/NECC2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Research papers, presenter handouts and webcasts from the 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Conference will be available for the public for 2 years. (Note: 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Conference: June 21-23, 2004 New Orleans, Louisiana) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.neccsite.org </li></ul>More Valuable Resources
  18. <ul><li>International Schools CyberFair 2004: Achieve & Unite! Take action to Improve Lives & Connect Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.globalschoolhouse.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iLife for the Classroom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.apple.com/education/ilife/ </li></ul></ul>Fun Projects for you and your Students
  19. <ul><li>Take your students Around the World in 60 Minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.panoramas.dk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.360vr.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mediavr.com/bronte1.htm </li></ul></ul>Cool Stuff to Support Learning
  20. <ul><li>Using Quicktime Broadcaster you can create your own Internet Broadcast Channel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.apple.com/quicktime </li></ul></ul><ul><li>DIY TV Studio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.channelstorm.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nicecast - Your Own Internet Radio Station </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multicast vs. Unicast </li></ul>Broadcast to the World
  21. PodCasting: Yes, iPods really can be used for Learning <ul><li>An inexpensive way to explore accessible tech </li></ul><ul><li>Already popular with students </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures , study group sessions, interviews and web logs </li></ul>
  22. Anti-Plagiarism <ul><li>There are several methods to battle the ever-growing problem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Engine Technique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-Plagiarism Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.turnitin.com </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. Collaborative Learning Environments <ul><li>ideal environments are a combination of everything discussed today </li></ul><ul><li>made up of cross-disciplinary scholars </li></ul><ul><li>goal is to make cognitive links between disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>addressing a variety of learning styles </li></ul>
  24. Examples of Collaborative Learning Environments <ul><li>CMSU-Kalmar, Sweden: Race, Class and Gender - American Culture Classes </li></ul><ul><li>CMSU Honor’s Class-University of Paris-Sorbonne </li></ul>
  25. GE 101 <ul><li>In your opinions, has this course been successful in the past? why, why not? </li></ul><ul><li>What has been the student perceptionof this course? Faculty perception? </li></ul><ul><li>Is this course taken seriously by students? Faculty? </li></ul>
  26. Holistic Approach <ul><li>Looking at the bigger picture of the purpose of this course may help change the perception </li></ul><ul><li>You may have to “sell” this course to students and perhaps some faculty (success here may equate to success elsewhere) </li></ul><ul><li>Learning styles discovered here can be transfered to other classes </li></ul>
  27. The Textbook <ul><li>Very well formatted, new look is non-linear like the Web and like how many students think </li></ul><ul><li>Divided into 12 chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Extended workshop tomorrow designed to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Break down chapters and discuss main ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offer activity suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distribute sample syllabus </li></ul></ul>
  28. Course Objectives <ul><li>To help you successfully transition you to higher education </li></ul><ul><li>To help you effectively plan for short and long term goals </li></ul><ul><li>To help you refine memorization techniques </li></ul><ul><li>To help you become a more effective reader </li></ul><ul><li>To help you become a more effective note taker </li></ul><ul><li>To help you become a more effective test taker </li></ul><ul><li>To help you become a more creative and critical thinker </li></ul><ul><li>To help you become a more effective communicator </li></ul><ul><li>To help you recognize and value diversity </li></ul><ul><li>To help you deal more effectively with technology </li></ul><ul><li>To help you pay more attention to your physical and emotional health </li></ul><ul><li>To help you begin to consider realistic long term goals </li></ul>
  29. <ul><li>Dr. Bryan Carter </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>bcrx7 - AIM </li></ul><ul><li>hannibal697 - Yahoo Messenger </li></ul><ul><li>bc69@graffiti.net - MSN </li></ul><ul><li>bcmini753 - Skype </li></ul><ul><li>152347003 - ICQ </li></ul>Contact Me if You Have Any Questions

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