A College Success Course for the New Millennial Generation Innovations in Teaching and Learning Technology at Lee College November 11, 2010 Dr. Marsha.

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A College Success Course for the New Millennial Generation Innovations in Teaching and Learning Technology at Lee College November 11, 2010 Dr. Marsha Fralick Ice Breaker We all know that friends and family make us happy. What else makes you happy? Introduce yourself to someone you do not know. Happiness is.... Overview Characteristics of the New Millennial GenerationCharacteristics of the New Millennial Generation Using technology to engage New MillennialsUsing technology to engage New Millennials Demo: CollegeScopeDemo: CollegeScope Retention resultsRetention results Going Green! All handouts are located at: New Millennials Our current college students were born after 1992.Our current college students were born after Most were born with a computer in the home and were using them by age 5Most were born with a computer in the home and were using them by age 5 The connected generationThe connected generation 82% are online daily82% are online daily Average 12 hours per week onlineAverage 12 hours per week online Some Facts from Pew Research They are generally happy with their lives and optimistic about the futureThey are generally happy with their lives and optimistic about the future Unique appearanceUnique appearance 54% have tattoos, hair dyed an unnatural color or body piercings other than ear lobes Their top goals are fame and fortuneTheir top goals are fame and fortune Use Technology to Connect 50% send or receive a text message daily50% send or receive a text message daily 29% use instant messages daily29% use instant messages daily 44% have a profile on Facebook or My Space and 38% use them daily44% have a profile on Facebook or My Space and 38% use them daily Maintain Close Contact with Family 82% talked with a parent yesterday82% talked with a parent yesterday 45% speak by phone with parents daily45% speak by phone with parents daily 75% say parents helped them financially in the last year75% say parents helped them financially in the last year 64% got help from parents to run errands, help with housework or home repairs in the last year64% got help from parents to run errands, help with housework or home repairs in the last year Technology: The Good Makes people more efficientMakes people more efficient Makes you closer to friends and familyMakes you closer to friends and family Makes it easier to make new friendsMakes it easier to make new friends What is the bad? Technology: The Bad What did this group report to Pew research? Makes people lazier (84%)Makes people lazier (84%) Makes people more isolated (67%)Makes people more isolated (67%) Makes people waste time (67%)Makes people waste time (67%) These New Millennial students are now being called Generation E What does the E stand for?What does the E stand for? New Millennials or Generation E years old18-30 years old E mpoweredE mpowered E ntitledE ntitled E lectronicE lectronic Leading change from paper to electronic mediaLeading change from paper to electronic media Introduce yourself. Where are you in the technology continuum? Baby boomer Baby boomer Generation X Generation X New Millennials New Millennials How much technology did you use in college?How much technology did you use in college? What Comes Next? HippiesYuppies Zippies Zippies Keys to Success Use technology to make education engaging and inescapable.Use technology to make education engaging and inescapable. Technology Most college courses, especially upper division courses, have online componentsMost college courses, especially upper division courses, have online components Working in an online environment is essential for high paying careersWorking in an online environment is essential for high paying careers Students are disadvantaged if they do not have access to the Internet and are skilled in using itStudents are disadvantaged if they do not have access to the Internet and are skilled in using it Rationale for Using Technology Improves retention and successImproves retention and success New roles for facultyNew roles for faculty Your students use itYour students use it It captures their attentionIt captures their attention Education any time or placeEducation any time or place Using Technology Online career and learning style assessmentOnline career and learning style assessment E-textE-text Online portfolioOnline portfolio Engaging material for the New Millennial generationEngaging material for the New Millennial generation Take a Look Results: Cuyamaca Community College Implementing CollegeScope resulted in a 26% increase in fall to spring persistence! Results: Lone Star College System College Persistence rate of all Student Types Persistence rate of CollegeScope students LSC CyFair79%94% LSC Kingwood67%82% LSC Montgomery77%88% LSC North Harris81%90% LSC Tomball70%82% System Average75%87% College Success: A Study of Positive and Negative Attrition Community College Review The Successful Student Had a definite goal or college majorHad a definite goal or college major Based on this research, choosing a major and career planning was included in our college success course. Keys to Success The program helps students to make a good choice of a major and career.The program helps students to make a good choice of a major and career. Job Jar Activity Carl Jung and personality type Online: Key to Success: Make it Count Transfers as general education for CSUC, Area E, Lifelong UnderstandingTransfers as general education for CSUC, Area E, Lifelong Understanding Transfers to University of CaliforniaTransfers to University of California 3 units3 units Keys to Success The program helps students to understand their learning style and how to become a lifelong learner.The program helps students to understand their learning style and how to become a lifelong learner. The PEPS Learning Style Assessment Measures preferences in 20 areasMeasures preferences in 20 areas PerceptualPerceptual EnvironmentalEnvironmental EmotionalEmotional SociologicalSociological PhysicalPhysical Cuyamaca College El Cajon, CA Personal Development 124, Lifelong Success 8000 students enrolled in college8000 students enrolled in college 1600 take PDC 124 each year1600 take PDC 124 each year One of the top 15 revenue producing programs for the collegeOne of the top 15 revenue producing programs for the college 56 sections a year56 sections a year College Success Motivation Time and Money Memory and Reading Test Taking Taking Notes, Writing and Speaking Career Success Personality and Related Majors Learning Style and Intelligence Interests and Values Career and Educational Planning Lifelong Success Communication and Relationships Critical and Creative Thinking Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Appreciating Diversity Positive Thinking Life Stages Course Choices Face to FaceFace to Face 22 sections 22 sections BlendedBlended 22 sections22 sections OnlineOnline 12 sections12 sections Bridge High School Community College University Resources for Faculty Instructor ManualInstructor Manual Exercises and HandoutsExercises and Handouts SyllabusSyllabus ResearchResearch PowerPointPowerPoint Internet LinksInternet Links Questions?Questions? Evaluation formsEvaluation forms