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Internet memes and the millenial learners

Internet memes and the millenial learners






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    • an idea, behavior, style, or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture (Merriam-Webster, 2013) passed on from one generation to another and is the cultural equivalent of gene coined by Richard Dawkins in his book The Selfish Gene in 1976
    • idea of God  importance of the individual as opposed to group importance  belief that the environment can to some extent be controlled  that technologies can create an electronically interconnected world community (Rouse, 2008) 
    • an idea or a concept that is spread from one person to another specifically through the internet  memes spread through online social networks similarly to the way diseases do through offline populations  VIRAL  Viral - widely and wildly disseminated and consumed by the majority of the online population 
    • Sarcastic in nature  Addresses you, me and everyone else  Thrives on the mainstream and the popular  Speaks all languages and dialects  Highly graphic 
    • Sheltered  Experiences positives economy  Grew up with safety in mind  Enjoying technological sophistication  Most college-going  Most educationally ambitious  Rules are followed when understood  Best way of getting along is going along  Optimistic and confident 
    • Research-based Relevance Rationale Relax Rapport methods
    • Memegenerator.net Quickmeme.com
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