Patricia Kreitz, dean of the library
and academic resources at St.
College of California, notes that
millennials may often appear super
tech-savvy, but could fall short on
other necessary skills such as managing and assessing the electronic
content that getting.
we teach them, we have to slow them
down [to] employ critical thinking
skills, not just the
Online education does have a
unique way of leveling the playing
doing things online
you make any preconceived
religion, a blank slate for
are] open to listening to each
Hannay advises caution when focus-
ing on the differences among generations, because there are plenty of
cases that just fit the stereotypical generational mold.
we put people into
groups, forgetting still
individuals, and every of the cohort into which
they individual needs and
Boomers, for example, often can
surprise their younger colleagues
with technical prowess and the ability to adapt. we talk about
organizational change, I often get
millennials making statements
that the more senior employees in
the workplace are very resistant to
Hannay reminds her students
that it was baby boomers who facilitated one of the biggest organizational changes the world has seen:
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change from paper and pencil to
digital. They did that with very little
knowledge of the electronic environment; they had to teach themselves
how to use computers and how to
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SERVING ALL STUDENTS
A plurality of perspectives and
experiences only makes an institution stronger, according to Matt
Imboden, executive director at Wake
Forest Integrative Student Services Center of Excellence.
But in order to support students
ranging from 18 to to
mention from a wide cross-section
of race, culture and
imperative that universities
in assessment and communications practices that give students a
voice in reacting to and shaping their