Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across  the Ages Sarah Cheverton James Madison University VRA 2010 Sessio...
 
Outline <ul><li>Review the Generational Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Review Differences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Values and W...
The Generations <ul><li>Veterans/Traditionalists  1922 and 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>Baby Boomers  1946 and 1964 </li></ul><u...
Values and Work Styles From: “Summary of Generational Differences,” an unpublished document from the JMU Training Departme...
Learning Styles From “How to Design E-Learning for Multiple Generations” by Sarah Boehle,  ManageSmarter , February 19, 20...
Technology Styles Boomers Me Generation Gen X Lost Generation Gen Y/N Millenials/Nexters
Generation Y Saturated with Technology <ul><li>10,000 hours playing video games, </li></ul><ul><li>200,000 e-mails, </li><...
From “Digital Divide and Generation Y” by Diki Andeas, ASA Community Online Discussion and Brainstorming, March 17, 2008
Shrinking of the Digital Divide From: The Shrinking Generational Digital Divide, By Sami Hassanyeh, AARP 08/25/2009
Shrinking of the Digital Divide <ul><li>U.S. adults 64 and older who bought technology in a recent three-month period spen...
Technology Meets Boomers’ Needs
Technology Styles Boomers Me Generation Gen X Lost Generation Gen Y/N Millenials/Nexters <ul><li>Technology is   contagiou...
From  http://www.fdu.edu/newspubs/magazine/05ws/generations.htm
Strategies (Houlihan) <ul><li>Accept what you cannot change. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw on the strengths of each generation. <...
Strategies (Kapp) <ul><li>Acknowledge multiple generations </li></ul><ul><li>Create learning teams of multiple generations...
Strategies (Boehle) <ul><li>Incorporate Games and Simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Provide performance support tools </li></u...
Strategies (Ferme) <ul><li>Veterans/Boomers: be open to efficiencies offered by IM, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>X/Y: remember t...
Strategies (Settle-Murphy) <ul><li>Allow different communication methods </li></ul><ul><li>Create agreed-upon method  for ...
No matter how hard you try, you cannot change the generations. (Houlihan)
 
 
Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across  the Ages Sarah Cheverton James Madison University VRA 2010 Sessio...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

of

Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 1 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 2 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 3 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 4 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 5 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 6 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 7 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 8 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 9 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 10 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 11 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 12 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 13 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 14 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 15 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 16 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 17 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 18 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 19 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 20 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 21 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 22 Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Slide 23
Upcoming SlideShare
From VR Professional to Teacher: Crafting Instruction Sessions
Next
Download to read offline and view in fullscreen.

2 Likes

Share

Download to read offline

Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages

Download to read offline

Sarah Cheverton, James Madison University.
Presentation for VRA 28, Atlanta.

Presented as part of the Instruction 101 session.

Related Books

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

Related Audiobooks

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all

Talkin' 'Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages

  1. 1. Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Sarah Cheverton James Madison University VRA 2010 Session: Instruction 101 Delicious Tag: VRA_2010_Instruction101
  2. 3. Outline <ul><li>Review the Generational Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Review Differences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Values and Work Styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Styles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Styles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Suggested Strategies </li></ul>
  3. 4. The Generations <ul><li>Veterans/Traditionalists 1922 and 1946 </li></ul><ul><li>Baby Boomers 1946 and 1964 </li></ul><ul><li>Generation X 1964 and 1980 </li></ul><ul><li>Millennials/Y/N 1980 and 2000 </li></ul>
  4. 5. Values and Work Styles From: “Summary of Generational Differences,” an unpublished document from the JMU Training Department Veterans Silent Generation Boomers Me Generation Gen X Lost Generation Gen Y/N Millenials/Nexters Dedication Sacrifice Hard work Conformity Law and order Respect Authority Patience Delayed reward Duty before pleasure Follow rule Honor Optimism Team orientation Personal gratification Health/Wellness Personal growth Youth Work Involvement Diversity Thinking globally Balance Technoliteracy Fun Self reliance (Latch Key Kids) Pragmatism Optimism Civic duty Confidence Achievement Sociability Morality Street smarts Diversity Immediacy
  5. 6. Learning Styles From “How to Design E-Learning for Multiple Generations” by Sarah Boehle, ManageSmarter , February 19, 2008; and “Teaching and Learning with the Net Generation” by Kassandra Barnes, Raymond C. Marateo, and S. Pixy Ferris , in Innovate Boomers Me Generation Gen X Lost Generation Gen Y/N Millenials/Nexters <ul><li>Linear fashion </li></ul><ul><li>Accept objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Struggle with simulation </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciate new technology </li></ul><ul><li>Expect interactivity </li></ul><ul><li>Want to test out of something they know </li></ul><ul><li>Want choices </li></ul><ul><li>Want to learn what’s needed now </li></ul><ul><li>Freeform </li></ul><ul><li>Take a test and figure out what they don’t know and focus on that </li></ul><ul><li>Want to choose path of navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Independent yet learn through social interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Assertive information seekers </li></ul>
  6. 7. Technology Styles Boomers Me Generation Gen X Lost Generation Gen Y/N Millenials/Nexters
  7. 8. Generation Y Saturated with Technology <ul><li>10,000 hours playing video games, </li></ul><ul><li>200,000 e-mails, </li></ul><ul><li>20,000 hours watching TV, </li></ul><ul><li>10,000 hours on cell phones, and </li></ul><ul><li>under 5,000 hours reading </li></ul>From: “Teaching and Learning with the Net Generation” by Kassandra Barnes, Raymond C. Marateo, and S. Pixy Ferris , in Innovate
  8. 9. From “Digital Divide and Generation Y” by Diki Andeas, ASA Community Online Discussion and Brainstorming, March 17, 2008
  9. 10. Shrinking of the Digital Divide From: The Shrinking Generational Digital Divide, By Sami Hassanyeh, AARP 08/25/2009
  10. 11. Shrinking of the Digital Divide <ul><li>U.S. adults 64 and older who bought technology in a recent three-month period spent an average $365 on consumer electronics products and $429 on computer hardware and peripherals. </li></ul><ul><li>Americans 55 to 64 are more active in online finance, shopping and entertainment than those under 55. </li></ul>From “Older folks like Wii, PCs and Cellphones, too” by Edward C. Baig in Personal Tech, USA Today, 1/8/2009
  11. 12. Technology Meets Boomers’ Needs
  12. 13. Technology Styles Boomers Me Generation Gen X Lost Generation Gen Y/N Millenials/Nexters <ul><li>Technology is contagious </li></ul><ul><li>Technology must fit their needs/values </li></ul><ul><li>Blame manufacturers for excessive complexity and poor instructions </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Saturated </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-taskers </li></ul><ul><li>Learn by doing </li></ul>
  13. 14. From http://www.fdu.edu/newspubs/magazine/05ws/generations.htm
  14. 15. Strategies (Houlihan) <ul><li>Accept what you cannot change. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw on the strengths of each generation. </li></ul><ul><li>Adapt your style for each generation. </li></ul>From “The New Melting Pot: How to Effectively Lead Different Generations in the Workplace” (no date) by Anne Houlihan, President of Satori Seal
  15. 16. Strategies (Kapp) <ul><li>Acknowledge multiple generations </li></ul><ul><li>Create learning teams of multiple generations </li></ul><ul><li>Mix up your approach </li></ul><ul><li>Expand the classroom </li></ul>From: Teaching/Training Across the Generations by Karl Kapp on his blog Kapp Notes, November 16, 2007
  16. 17. Strategies (Boehle) <ul><li>Incorporate Games and Simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Provide performance support tools </li></ul><ul><li>Tell stories for objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Allow them to chose learning style </li></ul>From “How to Design E-Learning for Multiple Generations,” By Sarah Boehle, ManageSmarter, February 19, 2008
  17. 18. Strategies (Ferme) <ul><li>Veterans/Boomers: be open to efficiencies offered by IM, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>X/Y: remember that some people like correct spelling and grammar </li></ul>From: “Across the Great Divide: Bridging the Gaps Among 4 Generations at Work” By Carmen Ferme, President of New World Leadership LLC
  18. 19. Strategies (Settle-Murphy) <ul><li>Allow different communication methods </li></ul><ul><li>Create agreed-upon method for urgent messages </li></ul><ul><li>Create agreed-upon norms for responding to messages (time) </li></ul>From “Listening and Learning Across the Generations” by Nancy Settle-Murphy of Guided Insights
  19. 20. No matter how hard you try, you cannot change the generations. (Houlihan)
  20. 23. Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: Teaching Technology Across the Ages Sarah Cheverton James Madison University VRA 2010 Session: Instruction 101 Delicious Tag: VRA_2010_Instruction101
  • ButchTan

    Jul. 15, 2016
  • ramess

    Nov. 1, 2015

Sarah Cheverton, James Madison University. Presentation for VRA 28, Atlanta. Presented as part of the Instruction 101 session.

Views

Total views

2,991

On Slideshare

0

From embeds

0

Number of embeds

13

Actions

Downloads

57

Shares

0

Comments

0

Likes

2

×