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Edited by Diana G. Oblinger and James L. Oblinger.

Includes a chapter by former College at Brockport faculty member Joan K. Lippincott: Net generation students and libraries.

The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. The aptitudes, attitudes, expectations, and learning styles of Net Gen students reflect the environment in which they were raised—one that is decidedly different from that which existed when faculty and administrators were growing up. This collection explores the Net Gen and the implications for institutions in areas such as teaching, service, learning space design, faculty development, and curriculum. Contributions by educators and students are included.



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Boulder, Colo. : EDUCAUSE, c2005.

1 v. (various pagings) : illustrations.






Located in Drake Library as an eBook (For PDF, see above link. For HTML or individual chapters:

CONTENTS: Is it age or IT: First steps toward understanding the net generation / by Diana G. Oblinger -- Technology and learning expectations of the net generation / by Greg Roberts -- Using technology as a learning tool, not just the cool new thing / by Ben McNeely -- The student's perspective / by Carie Windham -- Preparing the academy of today for the learner of tomorrow / by Joel Hartman -- Convenience, communications, and control: How students use technology / by Robert Kvavik -- The real versus the possible: Closing the gaps in engagement and learning / by Judith Ramaley -- Curricula designed to meet 21st-century expectations/ by Alma Clayton-Pedersen and Nancy O'Neill -- Support services for the net generation / by James Wager -- Faculty development for the net generation / by Anne Moore, John Moore, and Shelli Fowler -- Learning spaces / by Malcolm Brown -- Net generation students and libraries / by Joan Lippincott -- The new academy / by Carol Barone -- Planning for neomillennial learning styles: Implications for investments in technology and faculty / by Crhis Dede.

Educating the Net Generation

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