Have They Changed? Five Years of Survey on Academic Net-Generation

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Have They Changed? Five Years of Survey on Academic Net-Generation

  1. 1. Have They Changed? Five Years of Survey on Academic Net-Generation Martin Ebner Walther Nagler Martin SchönDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012
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  4. 4. Research Questions: Which trends can be seen towards: •  Technical equipment •  Internet access at study home •  Communication behavior •  Useage of e-learning platforms (secondary school level) •  Web2.0 competenceDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sneddon/2399403962/
  5. 5. Study over 5 years (n=3490): Term 2007/2008 n=578 Term 2008/2009 n=821 Term 2009/2010 n=757 Term 2010/2011 n=702 Term 2011/2012 n=632Dept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sneddon/2399403962/
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  10. 10. Usage of Web2.0 and Internet offers of first year’s students at TU Graz in 2011, part 1 Dept. Social Learning TU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sneddon/2399403962/
  11. 11. Usage of Web2.0 and Internet offers of first year’s students at TU Graz in 2011, part 2 Dept. Social Learning TU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/sneddon/2399403962/
  12. 12. TrendsDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 Future http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  13. 13. Looking back - 2007 Focus: devices and equipment •  > 90% Internet access at study-home •  > 80% own a laptop •  > 30% mobile phone with Internet access •  > 70% distinct audio playerDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  14. 14. Looking back - 2008Focus: dawning of communication change• e-mails, chat and discussion rooms• Skype and VoiceOverIP rare in use• First social community use (“StudiVZ”)• Web 2.0 = Wikipedia, YouTube (private use)• E-learning not established at secondaryschool level throughout• LMS little knownDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  15. 15. Looking back - 2009 Focus: strengthening of trends •  More mobility •  Passive usage of Web 2.0 increased •  Videopods and audiopods doubled •  Social communities boomed in general •  Facebook from 16% to 67% •  But Facebook did not replace StudiVZ •  Students got used to online editingDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  16. 16. Looking back - 2010 Focus: dominance of Facebook •  according to social communities •  communication ways •  usage of Web 2.0 customs •  No significant rise of e-reader devices •  Communication is more important than ever •  Increase of usage of Web 2.0 in general as well as for learning purposesDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  17. 17. Looking back - 2011Focus: Communication and mobility•  Web 2.0 for learning purposes•  LMS = Moodle (secondary schools)•  Social community = Facebook•  Mobile Internet has become usual•  decrease of multiple mobile devices•  increase of smartphones trending to replace other equipmentDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  18. 18. Looking forward Focus: From „N“- to „C“-Generation • Students of today are much more used to Web technologies • They recognize Internet as a stable service • The Web allows them to communicate in multiple ways. • The ubiquitous access strengthens the usage of Web 2.0 even for learningDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012 http://www.flickr.com/photos/afagen/5133070639/
  19. 19. Dept. Social Learning Information Technology Services Graz University of Technology Martin Ebner martin.ebner@tugraz.at http://elearningblog.tugraz.at http://elearning.tugraz.atDept. Social LearningTU Graz June - 2012

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