Teaching, Learning, and Technology J. Ritchie Boyd Teaching, Learning & Technology Support Specialist Office of the Provost Instructional Technology Project

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  • Teaching, Learning, and Technology J. Ritchie Boyd Teaching, Learning & Technology Support Specialist Office of the Provost Instructional Technology Project Director Extended University
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  • Did you Know http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpEnFwiqdx8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpEnFwiqdx8
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  • Provost?
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  • Where to find resources Teaching and Learning Committee Seminars, Presentations, Mentors, Networking, Mini-grants, food (& me). Extended University/Burns Tech Center Desire2Learn, MSU Online, Videoconferencing, Outreach The MSU Libraries Vanna, tell them what theyve won Your colleagues, department, college Peer feedback, mentoring, local resources and support
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  • Find links to all of these articles at: http://jrboyd.posterous.com/ Thank You http://jrboyd.posterous.com/ Ritchie Boyd 204 Culbertson 994-4660 jrboyd@montana.edu
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  • Differing Attitudes Across Generations? Silent Generation (Born 1925-1945) Also called the Postwar Generation and the Seekers Too late to be war heroes; too early to be youthful free spirits Risk-averse technicians, sensitive rock-n-rollers ("Why must I be a teenager in love?"), brooding Method actors and civil rights advocates of a post-Crisis era Conformity seemed a sure ticket to success Baby Boomers (Born 1946-1964) Children of G.I. Generation Influences:Suburbia, TV, Vietnam, Watergate, protests, human rights movement, drugs, and rock n roll Characteristics:Live to workGenerally optimisticInfluence on policy Two-thirds of faculty today are baby boomers Generation X (Born 1965-1980) Influences Sesame Street, MTV, Game Boy, PC, divorce rate tripled, latch-key children Characteristics Need a balance between work and life Clear & consistent expectations Value contributing to the whole Skeptical, but flexible and motivated Adaptive to change and technology One of the defining factors of Generation X is the transitions resulting from the decline of colonial imperialism to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War. 16% of todays faculty 25% of current students Millennials(Born 1980-2002 - aka Generation Y) InfluencesExpanded technology, disasters, gangs, diversity, globalization CharacteristicsLive in the momentExpect immediacy of technologyWork in teamsGlobally concerned Desire structure and purposeConstant feedback 60% of todays students source: http://www.answers.com/topic/list-of-generations