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Preparing the Academy of Today for the Learner of Tomorrow

Saturday, January 1, 2005


Joel Hartman, Patsy Moskal, and Chuck Dziuban from the University of Central Florida have experience with different generations of learners in online, blended, and face-to-face situations. In this forth chapter from "Educating the Net Generation", their research highlights an assumption we often make: that younger students are likely to have the strongest preference for technology. Reflecting what the student authors told us, technology is simply a means to an end. The expectation for involvement with faculty and other students overrides a desire to use technology.

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