Internet memes and the millenial learners

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Internet memes and the millenial learners

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. 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) 
  3. 3. 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 
  4. 4. Sarcastic in nature  Addresses you, me and everyone else  Thrives on the mainstream and the popular  Speaks all languages and dialects  Highly graphic 
  5. 5. 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 
  6. 6. Research-based Relevance Rationale Relax Rapport methods
  7. 7. Memegenerator.net Quickmeme.com
  8. 8. Alison. (2013). Introduction to autodesk character studio. Retrieved from http://alison.com/courses/Introduction-toAutodesk-Character-Studio Bart, M. (2011). The five r’s of engaging millennial students. Faculty Focus. Retrieved from http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-and-learning/the-five-rs-of-engaging-millennial-students/ Kirkland, R. & Sheehan, O. (n.d.). Millennial teaching and learning. Retrieved from http://www.oucom.ohiou.edu/fd/Workshops%20for%20RPAC/06_10/MillennialLearners.pdf Merriam-Webster Dictionary. (2013). Meme. Retrieved from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meme Mobilemartha. (2011). Take the two minute challenge. Beyond the classroom walls. Retrieved from http://beyonddclassroomwalls.wordpress.com/ Pineda, M. & Bernhardson, L. (2012). The great learning experience project: An attempt to understand learning from the views of the millennial learners. A presentation. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/Lennarth/pels-thegreat-learning-experience-project Quickmeme. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.quickmeme.com/popular/ Rouse, M. (2008). What is meme? WhatIs.com. Retrieved from http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/meme Rouse, M. (2009). What is internet meme? WhatIs.com. Retrieved from http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/Internet-meme Taykexin. (2012). Meme it like you mean it: Toshiba satellite star campaign. Retrieved from http://kexintay.blogspot.com/2012/08/meme-it-like-you-mean-it-toshiba.html www.tumblr.com www.knowyourmeme.com

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