Teaching in a Millennial world: using new media tools to enhance health promotion pedagogy

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Author: Oomen-Early, Jody; Early, Aron D.


New media encompasses an increasing spectrum of digital technologies from animation tools to virtual worlds. Most Millennial students entering college today do not know a world without computers or new media. Hence, one of the biggest challenges facing higher education today is bridging the gap between these 'digital natives' and faculty who may see themselves as digital immigrants. Some scholars argue that higher education faculty, in general, are using 20th-century methods to teach 21st-century students. The early exposure to and use of technology inside and outside of the classroom...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Higher education; Technology; Students; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Social media; Technological change

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: [London, England]: Sage Publications for Society for Public Health Education, 2015

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Journal volume: 1

Journal number: 2

Journal date: June 2015

Pages: pp. 95-107

ISSN: 2373-3799, 2373-3802 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 131.792

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