ELI Webinar | The Rise of the iGeneration and Its Impact on Higher Education
Monday, May 07 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET | Online
Explore how iGen compares to other generations
Learn about iGen’s beliefs, preferences, and behaviors
Connect these behaviors to program needs, marketing challenges, technology and workforce implications, and other factors
The iGeneration—the part of Generation Z that is high school or college age—has been estimated at 42 million strong. Due to recent events and the influence of families and social networks, this segment is finding its voice and power much quicker than its predecessors, the Millennials.
A Digital Future: K-12 Technology by 2018
New Media Consortium Horizon Report details six up-and-coming technologies in the next five years for K-12 classrooms.
Horizon #1: In the next year, or less.
Mobile learning. Cloud computing.
Horizon #2: Within two to three years.
Learning analytics. Open content.
Horizon #3: Within four to five years.
3D printing. Virtual laboratories.
Presented on the NMC K-12 Horizon Report over the weekend at the Alliance for International Education Conference held at Yew Chung International School of Shanghai:
Millennials Are Old News — Here’s Everything You Should Know About Generation Z
Generations X,Y, Z and the Others – Cont’d
http://www.socialmarketing.org/newsletter/features/generation3.htm Beyond Millennials: How to Reach Generation Z
52% use youtube or social media for typical research assignments
How did you figure out the Millennials? I found the following book
Howe, N., & Strauss, W. (2000).
Millennials rising : the next great generation /by Neil Howe and Bill Strauss ; cartoons by R.J. Matson. New York : Vintage Books, 2000. ! http://smallbiztrends.com/2009/09/33-useful-presentation-tools.html#
very helpful. Here is more about their “generational theory”
The Millennials are gradually graduating and a new generation is entering our higher education.
If you are interested to learn about the 2017-2020 graduates at college and adjust your teaching practices to their habits, understandings etc., here is a helpful book:
Levine, A., Levine, A., & Dean, D. R. (2012).
Generation on a Tightrope : A Portrait of Today’s College Student. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
We have it in electronic format