E-LEARNING THE MILLENNIAL GENERATION: A BLENDED APPROACH

Wednesday May 3, 2006

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Blended Learning: Situations and Solutions (via Videoconferencing)

Instead of debating the costs and benefits of online learning, many educators are now exploring ways to blend e-learning technologies and environments. Dr. Bonk laid out several different models and definitions and will expose participants to advantages and disadvantages of blended learning.

Presenter: Dr. Curtis Bonk, Professor Educational Psychology and Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
Related Resources:
PowerPoint Slides from Presentation
Blended Learning Systems: Definition, current trends, future directions
Dr Curtis Bonk's Home Page

 

The World of the Millennial Generation Students and Implications for Teaching

In this session, Dr Bonk described the worldviews and learning styles of the millennial generation, compare them to the worldviews and learning styles of Generation X and the boomer generation, and share with you how she modified instruction to improve learning in her high school mathematics class.

Presenter: Dr. Curtis Bonk, Professor Educational Psychology and Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University
Related Resources:
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On Demand Learning: Blended Learning for Today's Evolving Workforce

In this session, Ms. Robert presented the expectations of Generation X and Millennial workers, how these expectations can translate into an effective on demand learning solution, and what companies must do to transition to an on demand learning model.

Presenter : Ms. Suzanne Robert, Senior E-learning Specialist, IBM Canada
Related Resources:
PowerPoint Slides from Presentation
On Demand Learning: Blended Learning for Today's Evolving Workforce

Blended Learning and the Millennial Generation (via Videoconferencing)

This session demonstrated that there is a challenge for faculty to develop teaching and learning strategies for the blended learning environment that will capitalize on the Millennial students' strengths and weaknesses while accommodating their immaturity.

Presenter : Dr. Charles Dziuban, Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Central Florida
Related Resources:
PowerPoint Slides from Presentation
Higher Education, Blended Learning and the Generations: Knowledge is Power-No More
Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness (RITE)

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