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Millennial LearnersAmerican Intercontinental UniversityEDU 642: Digital Citizenship in EducationProfessor James BealPresen...
The Generations GI’s (1901-1924) Silent Generation (1925-1942) Baby Boomer(1943-1960) Generation X (1961-1981) Millen...
Who are the MillennialGeneration? Also known as Generation Y,  Generation M, and Net Generation Neil Howe and Bill Strau...
Digital Immigrants Born before 1980 People born before the advent of  digital technologies Not as technology oriented o...
Digital Natives People born after 1980 People born in the digital age Technology is natural and easy for  them to use ...
Millennial Generation They are the largest generation,  consisting of 30 percent of the US  population They are the most...
Who are the MillennialGenerations Children of Baby Boomers and  Generation X’s Most educated generation
Millennial Learners Values Focus on family Structured, civic lifestyles Multiculturalism Globalism Terrorism Technol...
Mindset Technology Oriented They love to collaborate in groups Family Oriented Narcissistic
Work Habits They like to multitask They like to set and achieve goals Impatient Short attention span Flexibility
Self Esteem They raised to be confident, and  independent. Competitive
Social Contract   They follow rules, and respect    authority
Times Raised in a time of economic  prosperity Protected by government regulations
Usage of Technology Use Technology for formal and  informal learning E.g. YouTube can be used for  education or fro ente...
Use of Technology Smartphones Tablets
Use of Technology Wikis (e.g. Wikipedia) Blogs (e.g. GeekSquad) News websites (e.g. BBC) E-Readers (e.g. Nook) Tablet...
Use of Technology Social Media (Mediafire, Netflix,  Itunes) Social Networking (facebook, Tweeter,  Skype)
Impact of Technology onEducation Education is student centered, not  lecturer centered There is more information, and it...
Problems Millennial Generationface The social and technological gap  beteen the educators and Millennial  generation. Te...
References   Cosidine, D., Horton, J., & Moorman, G. (2009). Teaching and Reading the Millennial            Generation Th...
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  1. 1. Millennial LearnersAmerican Intercontinental UniversityEDU 642: Digital Citizenship in EducationProfessor James BealPresented by Malieth Monydit
  2. 2. The Generations GI’s (1901-1924) Silent Generation (1925-1942) Baby Boomer(1943-1960) Generation X (1961-1981) Millennial (1982 -2002)
  3. 3. Who are the MillennialGeneration? Also known as Generation Y, Generation M, and Net Generation Neil Howe and Bill Strauss coined the term “Millenials”
  4. 4. Digital Immigrants Born before 1980 People born before the advent of digital technologies Not as technology oriented or as savvy as Digital Natives They have adapted to the digital world, but they still have an “immigrants accent”
  5. 5. Digital Natives People born after 1980 People born in the digital age Technology is natural and easy for them to use Surrounded by computers, video games, digital music, video cameras, cell phones
  6. 6. Millennial Generation They are the largest generation, consisting of 30 percent of the US population They are the most racially diverse generation
  7. 7. Who are the MillennialGenerations Children of Baby Boomers and Generation X’s Most educated generation
  8. 8. Millennial Learners Values Focus on family Structured, civic lifestyles Multiculturalism Globalism Terrorism Technology
  9. 9. Mindset Technology Oriented They love to collaborate in groups Family Oriented Narcissistic
  10. 10. Work Habits They like to multitask They like to set and achieve goals Impatient Short attention span Flexibility
  11. 11. Self Esteem They raised to be confident, and independent. Competitive
  12. 12. Social Contract They follow rules, and respect authority
  13. 13. Times Raised in a time of economic prosperity Protected by government regulations
  14. 14. Usage of Technology Use Technology for formal and informal learning E.g. YouTube can be used for education or fro entertainment.
  15. 15. Use of Technology Smartphones Tablets
  16. 16. Use of Technology Wikis (e.g. Wikipedia) Blogs (e.g. GeekSquad) News websites (e.g. BBC) E-Readers (e.g. Nook) Tablet (e.g. ipad)
  17. 17. Use of Technology Social Media (Mediafire, Netflix, Itunes) Social Networking (facebook, Tweeter, Skype)
  18. 18. Impact of Technology onEducation Education is student centered, not lecturer centered There is more information, and its more dynamic Education can be distant and mobile Encouragement of humanism, globalism, and multiculturalism Learning is more networked and collaborative More librarians will be need
  19. 19. Problems Millennial Generationface The social and technological gap beteen the educators and Millennial generation. Temptation to plagiarize, since it is easier with technology Easy to violate copy right laws Cyber bulling Privacy
  20. 20. References Cosidine, D., Horton, J., & Moorman, G. (2009). Teaching and Reading the Millennial Generation Through Media Literacy. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 52, 473-481. Jones, A. (2008). Riding the Technology Rapids with the Millennials. Christian Librarians, 51,62-67. Howe, N., & Strauss, W. (2006). Millennials and the Pop Culture. Great Falls, VA: Life Course Howe, N. & Strauss,W. (2007). Todays teens are less selfish than some adults think. Retrieved November 11, 2011, from The Christian Science Monitor: http://vvww.csmonitor.com/2007/0305/p09s02-coop.htm. Lancaster, L. & D. Stillman (2003). When the generations collide. New York: 1, 1. McGylnn, A. (2005). Teaching Millenials, Our Newest Cultural Cohort. Education Digest, 71, 12-16. Oblinger, D. (2003). Boomers, GenXers & Millennials: understanding the new students. RetrievedNovember 11, 2006, from EDUCAUSE: http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ermO342.pdf. Phyliss, N. (2011). Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Student. Borough of Manhattan Community College, 17, 48. Prensky, M. (2001). Digital natives, digital immigrants. Retrieved from Marc Prenskys Web site: http://www.marcprensky.com/writing/Prensky%20%20Digital%20Natives,%20Digital 20Immigrants%20-%20Part1.pd All images used in the presentation were retrieved from PowerPoint clip art search.
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