Do the “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education” Still Hold True for Our Millennial Students?. Dr. Paula Ahles, Social Sciences Faculty Janeil Davis, QUEST. The Millennial Generation.
Dr. Paula Ahles, Social Sciences Faculty
Janeil Davis, QUEST
Teaching “Millennium” generation college students automatically makes every higher education instructor a digital immigrant; every 20-something student a digital native. What’s the difference? Those in the immigrant camp instinctively reach for the Yellow Pages to call a plumber; those in the native camp instinctively Google.
Peter Connor, Quote taken from “Teaching Millennials: Give Them What They Need,” The Institute for Learning and Teaching, Colorado State University
1. Encourages Contact Between Students
2. Develops Reciprocity and Cooperation Among Students
3. Encourages Active Learning
4. Gives Prompt Feedback
5. Emphasizes Time on Task
6. Communicates High Expectations
7. Respects Diverse Talents and Ways of Learning
Source: Skiba, D.J., Barton, A.J. (2006, May 31). Adapting Your Teaching to Accommodate the Net Generation of Learners. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.