Generation Z has different preferences and expectations for learning than previous generations that may cause you to rethink your recruitment and retention strategies. American Student Assistance has provided this infographic with some insights into Generation z. A PDF of this infographic is available here.
Schools are using the power of social networks to attract potential students, interact with current students and stay connected with alumni. American Student Assistance has released this infographic with some social media insights that may help schools interact with their students in a more positive way. A PDF of this infographic is available here.
The Net Generation has grown up with information technology. The aptitudes, attitudes, expectations, and learning styles of Net Gen students reflect the environment in which they were raised—one that is decidedly different from that which existed when faculty and administrators were growing up.
This collection explores the Net Gen and the implications for institutions in areas such as teaching, service, learning space design, faculty development, and curriculum. Contributions by educators and students are included.
The ebook is available for free from EDUCAUSE here. Or, you can view the website to see individual chapter here.
This article provides a good overview of the various students you will encounter in your classroom and how student populations have change since the 1970s.
The full article is available from EDUCAUSE here.