Speaker Series



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Generational Learning


                                 Aaron Smith
  Head of Asia Business Development and Marketing
   ...
What is a Generation?


• Birth year within a 15-20 year range

• Similar experiences

• Share common beliefs and behavior...
Generations Labels


• Silent Generation (Mature)   Prior to 1945

• Baby Boomers                 1945 to 1964

• Generati...
Generational Mix
 We are all in this together




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Silent/ Mature Generation


 • Wise/ Builders
                                Coming to their end?
 • Fighters/ Survivors
...
Baby Boomer


• Largest Population             Cannot work with
                                 younger people?
• First t...
Generation ‘X’


• New Technologies                Don’t play well with
                                  others?
• Skepti...
Gen ‘Y’


                              Lazy?
• Technology is life
                              Don’t want to be
• Associ...
Next Gen (‘Z’)




• Dot Com Kids                Short attention?


• Multi-Task                  Cant relate in
         ...
Values


                     Discussion

    What are the generational
           differences?


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Who is this?


• The value of hard work and paying their dues.

• Anti Rules and Regulations

• Investing in themselves

•...
What Generation Are You Really?


Ask yourself these 15 questions: Yes or No


•   1.   Do you have your own web page?
•  ...
• 6. Do you remix video files from the Internet and
  then upload?

• 7. Have you downloaded music/tv/movies from the
  In...
• 11.Have you visited MySpace at least five times?

• 12.Do you communicate with friends on Facebook?

• 13.Do you save mo...
What Gen Are You?



        Count the YES vote


    • 0- 6 points Baby Boomer
    • 6- 12 points Gen X’er
    • 12 or ov...
Working Together


                               VISUAL
AURAL




                     TACTILE
         www.nhrdpune.org ...
We Need To:


• Understand what motivates our learners?

• We need to be flexible to cater to all learners

• Provide trai...
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Workshop on Learning Styles Part 1

  1. 1. Speaker Series www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  2. 2. Generational Learning Aaron Smith Head of Asia Business Development and Marketing MRWED International 20th February 2009 www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  3. 3. What is a Generation? • Birth year within a 15-20 year range • Similar experiences • Share common beliefs and behavior • Self-perceived to be a generation www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  4. 4. Generations Labels • Silent Generation (Mature) Prior to 1945 • Baby Boomers 1945 to 1964 • Generation ‘X’ 1965 to 1979 • Gen ‘Y’ 1980 to 1995 • Next Generation (‘Z’) 1996 to NOW www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  5. 5. Generational Mix We are all in this together www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  6. 6. Silent/ Mature Generation • Wise/ Builders Coming to their end? • Fighters/ Survivors Cant use technology? • Retired Cannot add value? • 20 – 30 Seconds for Marketing www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  7. 7. Baby Boomer • Largest Population Cannot work with younger people? • First to “Want for Nothing” Only see from their • Power of the Media perspective? • 10 – 15 sec for Marketing Want to Retire? www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  8. 8. Generation ‘X’ • New Technologies Don’t play well with others? • Skeptical of Media Easy Life? • First ‘Kids as a Market’ Self important? • 5 – 10 seconds Marketing www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  9. 9. Gen ‘Y’ Lazy? • Technology is life Don’t want to be • Associate Brands with told? Personal Identity Cannot Focus? • 3 – 5 Seconds Marketing Want it all now? www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  10. 10. Next Gen (‘Z’) • Dot Com Kids Short attention? • Multi-Task Cant relate in person? • Inventing a Worldwide New Language www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  11. 11. Values Discussion What are the generational differences? www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  12. 12. Who is this? • The value of hard work and paying their dues. • Anti Rules and Regulations • Investing in themselves • Making money is to spend money www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  13. 13. What Generation Are You Really? Ask yourself these 15 questions: Yes or No • 1. Do you have your own web page? • 2. Have you made a web page for someone? • 3. Do you IM your friends? • 4. Do you text your friends? • 5. Do you regularly watch YouTube (or similar)? www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  14. 14. • 6. Do you remix video files from the Internet and then upload? • 7. Have you downloaded music/tv/movies from the Internet? • 8. Do you know where to download free (illegal or legal) music from the Internet? • 9. Do you blog for professional reasons? • 10.Do you share torrents? www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  15. 15. • 11.Have you visited MySpace at least five times? • 12.Do you communicate with friends on Facebook? • 13.Do you save money using VOIP? • 14.Do you text to communicate with your parents/friends? • 15.Do you Bluetooth your photos to friends? www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  16. 16. What Gen Are You? Count the YES vote • 0- 6 points Baby Boomer • 6- 12 points Gen X’er • 12 or over Gen Y www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  17. 17. Working Together VISUAL AURAL TACTILE www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter
  18. 18. We Need To: • Understand what motivates our learners? • We need to be flexible to cater to all learners • Provide training to staff/ students in order to comprehend change and difference • Create open channels for communication • Matching people to their duties www.nhrdpune.org Copyright NHRD Pune Chapter

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