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Gen Z Reading
Gen Z : The Culture, Beliefs and Motivations Shaping the Next Generation by
Call Number: BV4447 .B37 2018
The New Generation of Students: How Colleges Can Recruit, Teach, and Serve Gen Z
Call Number: LB2395.7 .S444 2018
Gen Z Characteristics
Gen Z Loves
- YouTube, TED Talks and
- Podcasts, blogs, video games
- Social Media
- Virtual and augmented reality
- Social Justice / Social responsibility
- Hands‐on learning opportunities
- Opportunities to immediately apply what they learn
- Flipped Classes
- Self-directed learning
- Flexible learning spaces.
- Self employment
- Seek to be happy in their careers, even if they have to sacrifice money
- On-demand services that are available at any time and with low barriers to access.
- Security and stability
Not So Much
- Sit and listen
- Theory divorced from real issues
- Closed book exams
- Traditional media - newspapers, magazines, TV and Radio stations
- Barriers to resources - The world should work like the internet - free, easy, fast.