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Teaching Generation M : a handbook for librarians and educators / edited by Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic and Robert J. Lackie.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvii, 368 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • The myths, realities, and practicalities of working with Gen M / Robert J. Lackie, John W. LeMasney, and Kathleen M. Pierce
  • The haves and the have-nots : class, race, gender, access to computers, and academic success / Colleen S. Harris
  • Driving fast to nowhere on the information highway : a look at shifting paradigms of literacy in the twenty-first century / Patricia H. Dawson and Diane K. Campbell
  • Expanding our literacy toolbox : the case for media literacy / Susan Avery
  • Gen M and the information search process / Art Taylor
  • Gen M : whose kids are they anyway? / Michele Kathleen D'Angelo
  • The wired life : the public and private spheres of the Gen M community / Karen J. Klapperstuck and Amy J. Kearns
  • Face-to-face on Facebook : students are there-- should we be? / Laurie M. Bridges
  • YouTube and YouTube-iness : educating Gen M through the use of online video / Katie Elson Anderson
  • Google and Wikipedia : friends or foes? / Jeffrey Knapp
  • It's not about the game / Nicholas Schiller and Carole Svensson
  • Comics go digital : the rise of webcomics / Tyler Rousseau
  • The emerging Gen M ecology : what will their world look like? / Stephen Abram
  • Gen M(obile) : learning applications for mobile technology in higher education / Boris Vilic and Robert J. Lackie
  • Technology and pedagogy : the best of both for Gen M students / Lauren Pressley
  • Teaching Gen M through cooperative learning / Sharon L. Morrison and Susan L. Webb
  • Screencasting : extending your educational environment / Steve Garwood
  • How I learned to stop worrying and love Google and Wikipedia : two classroom exercises and some musings and trends / Mitch Fontenot
  • Teaching information ethics : the guided research paper / Joseph F. Joiner
  • Information literacy vs. computer literacy : the first-year experience as a teaching tool / Beth Larkee.literacy : the first year experience as a teaching tool / Beth Larkee.
Publisher's 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. Here, editors Cvetkovic (named of one of the '2005 Library Movers and Shakers' by "Library Journal") and Lackie (the 2006 recipient of the ALA Kenneth Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship) answer the core questions you'll need to facilitate new and powerful learning opportunities for your Gen M audience, including: Who are the members of Gen M? What is their shared cultural experience and how does it influence learning? And how can librarians and educators best meet this cohort's educational requirements? Cvetkovic, Lackie and their contributors debunk common myths and misconceptions about this unique generation to provide a realistic understanding of their instructional needs and learning styles. You'll 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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Cvetkovic, Vibiana Bowman, 1953-
Lackie, Robert J., 1966-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781555706678
1555706673

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