Freshman are coming to UB in 2007! This will mark quite a change for the University for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that 18-20 year old students will suddenly constitute a much larger portion of our student body.
Numerous articles have been written about these new students, their experiences growing up and how they learn. These new students – referred to by many monikers such as the Net Generation, Millennials, and Echo Boomers – are said to have grown up with the Internet, are used to being always connected, have short attention spans and expect to have more interaction in classes.
Langsdale Library has created a list of books, articles and web sites that provide information and ideas for teaching this generation of students:
Posted by Thomas to langsdale at 5/15/2006 01:47:00 PM