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Teaching Generation M : a handbook for librarians and educators

Author: Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic; Robert J Lackie
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how to engage youths born in the age of technology with library services, providing tips on how to best meet this generation's educational requirements, debunking myths, and how to integrate digital initiatives into their education.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic; Robert J Lackie
ISBN: 9781555706678 1555706673
OCLC Number: 316058681
Description: xvii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: edited by Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic and Robert J. Lackie.

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Suitable for 'Generation M' - those born in the early 1980s through the mid 1990s, this title answers the core questions you may need to facilitate new and powerful learning opportunities for your  Read more...
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