Following up to the discussion on ‘Generation C’ and the implications for education, there is a burning question that begs an answer, ‘Given this connected, communicating, content-centric, computerized, community-oriented group called Generation C, how then do universities and higher education institutions go about educating them? What do educators need to do? Good question…..
There are educators who have put forth answers, even solutions; some with bold and innovative programs, some with thoughtful and visionary ideas, of which I’ll share here. I’ve compiled all into three categories, 1) innovative pedagogy and teaching methods, 2) bold educational programs and ventures that challenge the university model, and 3) ideas to ponder, contemplate and mull over.
[Some great examples here]