Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Motivating Millennials

482 views

Published on

Millennials - aka Generation Y and Generation Z are sitting in our classrooms today. The next generation, sometimes called Generation Alpha, will be next! As educators, we need to seek to understand these newer generations in order to both reach and teach them effectively!

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

Motivating Millennials

  1. 1. College of Applied Technologies CEE Teaching & Learning Workshop Presented by Dr. Lynn Lease
  2. 2. Motivating Millennials by Lynn Lease, PhD is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The information and images within this presentation were written or created by Lynn Lease unless otherwise cited.
  3. 3. Who are WE? Who are THEY? SO WHAT? NOW WHAT?
  4. 4. Image source: “Gingerbread!” by HannahWebb is licensed under CC BY ND 2.0
  5. 5. Image Source: “Case Closed!!” by slgckgc is licensed under CC BY 2.0
  6. 6. Twitter source: Posted on Twitter by Dr. Todd Schmidt 4/29/16
  7. 7. Who are WE?
  8. 8. Silent Generation 1928- 1945 71-88 Boomers 1946- 1964 52-70 Generation X 1965- 1980 36-51 Millennials 1981- ? <35 Adapted from “The Next America” by Paul Taylor and the Pew Research Center
  9. 9. Do you do things the same way your parents do/did?
  10. 10. Is “different” ok?
  11. 11. We don’t need to cater to our students’ every need . . .
  12. 12. . . . But we should seek to understand them.
  13. 13. Who are THEY?
  14. 14. Adaptedfrom“TheNextAmerica”byPaulTaylorandthePewResearchCenter Generation Y 1980- 1994 22-36 Generation Z 1995- 2009 7-21 Adapted from Generation Z Characteristics by McCrindle licensed under CC BY 2.0 The Digital Generation The Internet Generation Nexters Screenagers Echo Boomers Mosaics Sunshine Generation Bridgers Source: “Generation iY” by Tim Elmore
  15. 15. What do you think about our students’ generation?
  16. 16. Video source: The Who, When and What of Gen X, Y, Z & Generation Alpha – Mark McCrindle, McCrindle Research by McCrindle licensed under CC BY 2.0
  17. 17. Who are THEY?
  18. 18. 1. Being lost without a map 2. Resolving a dispute without resorting to Google 3. Searching for change to make a pay phone call 4. Deciding which travel guide book to leave home 5. Having nothing good to watch on TV (or conversely having to decide between simultaneously scheduled favorites) 6. Checking prices with a travel agent (or realtor, or banker, or car dealer, or…) 7. Waiting for the bank statement to arrive to know your balance 8. Missing a rendezvous at a bar or restaurant 9. Forgetting to bring a coupon or flyer to the store with you 10. Going on a blind date 10 things Generation Z won’t know about . . . Source: “Ten Things Gen Z Won’t Know About” by Millennial Marketing
  19. 19. Source: “Half of Teens Think They’re Addicted to Their Smartphones” by Kelly Wallace, CNN 80% = hourly 50% = addiction 72% = immediacy Image Source: “Phones” by Richard Leeming is licensed under CC BY 2.0
  20. 20. Who are THEY?
  21. 21. A generation of paradox . . . Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  22. 22. Paradox #1: They are sheltered . . . yet pressured. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  23. 23. Paradox #2: They are self-absorbed. . . yet generous. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  24. 24. Paradox #3: They are social. . . yet isolated by technology. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  25. 25. Paradox #4: They are ambitious. . . yet anxious. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  26. 26. Paradox #5: They are adventuresome. . . yet protected. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  27. 27. Paradox #6: They are diverse. . . yet harmonious. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  28. 28. Paradox #7: They are visionary. . . yet vacillating. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  29. 29. Paradox #8: They are high achievement. . . yet high maintenance. Source: “Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save the Their Future” by Tim Elmore
  30. 30. SO WHAT?
  31. 31. 50% = 3 billion Information Source: The Who, When and What of Gen X, Y, Z & Generation Alpha – Mark McCrindle, McCrindle Research by McCrindle licensed under CC BY 2.0 Image Source: “Earth” by Kevin Gill is licensed under CC BY SA 2.0
  32. 32. NOW WHAT?
  33. 33. Promote a relaxed learning environment and build rapport Adapted from “Engaging the Millennial Learner” by Amy Novotny and “The 5 R’s of Engaging Millennial Students” by Mary Bart
  34. 34. Discuss the relevancy and rationale Adapted from “Engaging the Millennial Learner” by Amy Novotny and “The 5 R’s of Engaging Millennial Students” by Mary Bart
  35. 35. Use multimedia to enhance teaching Adapted from “Engaging the Millennial Learner” by Amy Novotny and “The 5 R’s of Engaging Millennial Students” by Mary Bart
  36. 36. Encourage creative & collaborative learning Adapted from “Engaging the Millennial Learner” by Amy Novotny and “The 5 R’s of Engaging Millennial Students” by Mary Bart
  37. 37. INTERACTION  INTERACTIVITY INTERACTIVITY  ENGAGEMENT ENGAGEMENT  LEARNING/SATISFACTION LEARNING/SATISFACTION  MOTIVATION TO REPEAT! Motivation Formula
  38. 38. INTERACTION  INTERACTIVITY INTERACTIVITY  ENGAGEMENT ENGAGEMENT  LEARNING/SATISFACTION LEARNING/SATISFACTION  MOTIVATION TO REPEAT!
  39. 39. SO WHAT?
  40. 40. Generation Alpha 2010-2024 Generation Beta . . . Gamma . . . Delta . . . “Generation Z: Characteristic” by McCindle is licensed under CC BY 2.0
  41. 41. If we fail to evolve as educators, we will continue teaching for yesterday’s students rather than tomorrow’s leaders. “FredericksburghSchoolHouse”byBobbyBradleyislicensedunderCCBYNC2.0
  42. 42. College of Applied Technologies CEE Teaching & Learning Workshop Presented by Dr. Lynn Lease Twitter: @llease eMail: llease@unoh.edu

×