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Who are millennium students? What are our responsibilities?
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The Innovation of Loneliness
What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely?
Quoting the words of Sherry Turkle from her TED talk - Connected, But Alone.
Also Based on Dr. Yair Amichai-Hamburgers hebrew article -The Invention of Loneliness.
Script, Design & Animation: Shimi Cohen
Final Project at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design.
New Generation, Great Expectations: A Field Study of the Millennial Generation.
A better understanding of the Millennials’ career expectations and priorities helps employers to create job offerings and work environments that are more likely to engage and retain millennial workers. This is a large-sample study that provides benchmark results for the millennial generation, which can be compared to results from other generational cohorts, and to millennial cohorts in the future as they progress through their life-cycle. This is one of the few studies that examines demographic heterogeneity within the millennial cohort
Lessons from Teaching Millennials
This case study describes recent experiences with two classes of "Generation Me" psychology majors. The teacher compares the self-descriptions and behaviors of current college students with those of students from three earlier decades. Through self-critical reflections, he evaluates his instructional decisions with the two classes. He concludes that meaningful learning is best served by maintaining academic standards—even when there is some lessening of student and teacher comfort levels
Millennials coming to college
This chapter demonstrates how literature about Millennial students offers a view of some of the thematic elements that bring this generation into focus for educators who would appeal to these characteristics to help students learn, develop, and grow.
Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials: Understanding the "New Students."
Describes characteristics of the "new" college student, who may be an adult learner from the Baby Boomer era, a high school member of the "Millennial" generation, or a "Gen-Xer." Explores the learning styles of each type of student and discusses the importance of technology to each group
In Their Own Words: Best Practices for Advising Millennial Students about Majors
Consistent with documented Millennial traits, participants expressed a sense of specialness as well as conventional motivation, optimism, and a need to feel protected. The findings suggest that academic advisors should acknowledge and at times accommodate these Millennial characteristics when working with students
Demystifying the Millennial Student: A Reassessment in Measures of Character and Engagement in Professional Education
Data are presented regarding technological predilection, multitasking, reading, critical thinking, professional behaviors, and learning styles, which indicate that students in the Millennial Generation may not be as homogenous in fundamental learning strategies and attitudes as is regularly proposed.
The Flipped Classroom: An Opportunity To Engage Millennial Students Through Active Learning Strategies
The article examines the concept of the flipped classroom as an opportunity to engage millennial students using active learning strategies. According to the author, flipping the classroom utilizes readily accessible technology in order to free class time from lecture. The author adds that using class time for active learning provides opportunities for greater teacher-to-student mentoring and peer-to-peer collaboration.
The millennials : connecting to America's largest generation / Thom S. Rainer & Jess W. Rainer.
Call Number: HQ796 .R24 2011
Presents new social, economic, and spiritual findings on the Millennials--youth born between 1980 and 2000--based on direct interviews with 1,200 members of the generation and reported from a Christian worldview perspective.
Millennials go to college : strategies for a new generation on campus: recruiting and admissions, campus life, and the classroom / by Neil Howe & William Strauss.
Call Number: LA227.4 .H69 2007
1. A new generation goes to college -- Part I. Who they are : 2. Meet the millennials -- 3. Life before college -- 4. Millennials by the numbers -- 5. Seven core traits -- Part II. What to do : 6. Special -- 7. Sheltered -- 8. Confident -- 9. Team-oriented -- 10. Conventional -- 11. Pressured -- 12. Achieving -- Part III. What comes next : 13. From boom to X: the parent transition -- 14. Graduation and beyond -- 15. The next great collegiate generation.
The new digital shoreline : how Web 2.0 and millennials are revolutionizing higher education / Roger McHaney
Call Number: eBook and LB1044.87 .M34 2011
Discovering a new shoreline -- Indigenous populations on the shoreline -- The new shoreline's topography: platforms for learning -- The new shoreline's topography: web 2.0 and social learning -- The new shoreline's topography: web 2.0 content, filtering, apps, and emergent behaviors -- What students are finding on the new shore -- Convergence on the new shoreline -- Taking the next step as a teacher.
Flip Your Classroom : Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day by
Call Number: eBook in ProQuest
Learn what a flipped classroom is and why it works and get the information you need to flip a classroom.
You'll also learn the flipped mastery model, where students learn at their own pace-furthering opportunities for personalized education. This simple concept is easily replicable in any classroom, doesn't cost much to implement, and helps foster self-directed learning.
College of the overwhelmed : the campus mental health crisis and what to do about it / Richard Kadison, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo.
Call Number: RC451.4.S7 K336 2004
"...a landmark book that explores the stressors that cause so many college students to suffer psychological problems.The book is filled with insights and stories..."
Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students' Inner Lives by
Call Number: LB3609 .A78 2010
Publication Date: 2010-11-16
This book is predicated on the belief that the spiritual development of college students has been largely ignored in our colleges and universities, despite the importance of spiritual matters to young people in their quest to lead integrated lives. ...[C]olleges and universities have increasingly come to neglect the student's "inner" development--the sphere of values and beliefs, emotional maturity, spirituality, and self-understanding.
Spirituality in College Students' Lives: Translating Research into Practice by
Call Number: Ebook in ProQuest
Publication Date: 2012-07-26
In this book, contributors from the fields of education, psychology, sociology, social work, and religion present research-based studies that explore the importance of students’ spirituality and the impact of the college experience on their spiritual development. Offering a wide range of theoretical perspectives and worldviews, this volume also includes reflections from distinguished researchers and practitioners which highlight implications for practice.
Generation IY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future by
Call Number: HQ799.5 .E554 2010
Researched-based and solution-biased, it moves beyond sounding an alarm to outlining practical strategies to: Guide "stuck" adolescents and at-risk boys to productive adulthood; Correct crippling parenting styles; Repair damage from (unintentional) lies we've told kids; Guide them toward real success instead of superficial "self-esteem"; Adopt education strategies that engage (instead of bore) an "i" generation; Pull youth out of their "digital" ghetto into the real world; Employ their strengths and work with their weaknesses on the job; and Defuse a worldwide demographic time bomb.
Pew Survey: Millenials
From the Preface: "This report represents the Pew Research Center’s most ambitious examination to date of America’s newest generation, the Millennials, many of whom have now crossed into adulthood. Our new report greatly expands on that seminal work. In the pages that follow we set out to compare the values, attitudes and behaviors of Millennials with those of today’s older adults. And to the extent that we can, we also compare them with older adults back when they were the age that Millennials are now."