Teaching Generation M: A Handbook For Librarians And Educators

Teaching Generation M A Handbook For Librarians And Educators Working with and devising quality educational resources for Generation M today s group of teens and young adults born in the early s through the mid s can be a challenge You ll find a comprehe

  • Title: Teaching Generation M: A Handbook For Librarians And Educators
  • Author: Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic Robert J. Lackie
  • ISBN: 9781555706678
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback
  • Working with and devising quality educational resources for Generation M today s group of teens and young adults born in the early 1980s through the mid 1990s can be a challenge You ll find a comprehensive introduction and overview of Gen M, including key term definitions, background information, and a clear idea of the scope of issues facing educators charged with teWorking with and devising quality educational resources for Generation M today s group of teens and young adults born in the early 1980s through the mid 1990s can be a challenge You ll find a comprehensive introduction and overview of Gen M, including key term definitions, background information, and a clear idea of the scope of issues facing educators charged with teaching and working with this age group The authors cover popular online tools like Facebook , YouTube, and Google, many of which play a large role in Gen M information retrieval, and also address key educational theories and provide instruction for creating lessons and learning objects that can be used in both traditional and online educational environments Examples of current best practices are provided, along with corresponding instruction for designing and implementing them in your library or classroom.

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    1. A decent overview that didn't include many revelations. The scholarship is solid & I picked up some interesting citations but little else. Some of the conclusions regarding Google & were fairly interesting.Overall, the volume falls prey to the usual weakness of books with many authors: chapters are of variable quality & repeatedly tread the same ground. It feels as if almost every chapter made a massive generalization about the technological competence of Gen M, then noted that this [...]

    2. There isn't a lot of research that exists to back up the New Literacy stance, but this book provides some insight into the premise behind the importance of implementing technology. As educators, we don't want to slip into the latest fads, but at the same time, we're teaching a generation that must be plugged in. How do we reach them?Full review to follow.

    3. Couldn't really get going on this one and not really what I was after. Plus, it was due back at the library. Ah well.

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