9781555706678

Teaching Generation M : A Handbook for Librarians and Educators

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  • ISBN13:

    9781555706678

  • ISBN10:

    1555706673

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-30
  • Publisher: Amer Library Assn

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Summary

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 for librarians and instructors who may not relate well to their multitasking, technophile students. 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. A section on the emergent digital community inherent to Gen M examines the personal, sociological, and educational implications and impact on future pedagogy. The authors cover popular online tools like Facebook, Wikipedia, YouTube, 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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