The New Digital Shoreline How Web and Milennials Are Revolutionizing Higher Education Two seismic forces beyond our control the advent of Web and the inexorable influx of tech savvy Millennials on campus are shaping what Roger McHaney calls The New Digital Shoreline of higher educa

  • Title: The New Digital Shoreline: How Web 2.0 and Milennials Are Revolutionizing Higher Education
  • Author: Roger McHaney John Daniel
  • ISBN: 9781579224592
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Two seismic forces beyond our control the advent of Web 2.0 and the inexorable influx of tech savvy Millennials on campus are shaping what Roger McHaney calls The New Digital Shoreline of higher education Failure to chart its contours, and adapt, poses a major threat to higher education as we know it.These forces demand that we as educators reconsider the learning tTwo seismic forces beyond our control the advent of Web 2.0 and the inexorable influx of tech savvy Millennials on campus are shaping what Roger McHaney calls The New Digital Shoreline of higher education Failure to chart its contours, and adapt, poses a major threat to higher education as we know it.These forces demand that we as educators reconsider the learning theories, pedagogies, and practices on which we have depended, and modify our interactions with students and peers all without sacrificing good teaching, or lowering standards, to improve student outcomes Achieving these goals requires understanding how the indigenous population of this new shoreline is different These students aren t necessarily smarter or technologically superior, but they do have different expectations Their approaches to learning are shaped by social networking and other forms of convenient, computer enabled and mobile communication devices by instant access to an over abundance of information by technologies that have conferred the ability to personalize and customize their world to a degree never seen before and by time shifting and time slicing.As well as understanding students assumptions and expectations, we have no option but to familiarize ourselves with the characteristics and applications of Web 2.0 essentially a new mind set about how to use Internet technologies around the concepts of social computing, social media, content sharing, filtering, and user experience.Roger McHaney not only deftly analyzes how Web 2.0 is shaping the attitudes and motivations of today s students, but guides us through the topography of existing and emerging digital media, environments, applications, platforms and devices not least the impact of e readers and tablets on the future of the textbook and the potential they have for disrupting teacher student relationships and, if appropriately used, for engaging students in their learning.This book argues for nothing less than a reinvention of higher education to meet these new realities Just adding technology to our teaching practices will not suffice McHaney calls for a complete rethinking of our practice of teaching to meet the needs of this emerging world and envisioning ourselves as connected, co learners with our students.

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    1. The New Digital Shoreline by Roger McHaney, a professor of management information systems at Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration.There are few passages that stood out the most for me in this book – The New Digital Shoreline. The first was in the first chapter of the book.“The Law of the Few” – Gladwell uses the Pareto principle to explain a source of societal obsession. The Pareto principle states that 80 percent of the ‘work’ of any enterprise will be done [...]

    2. This book points out where the future of education is going. It looks at the social aspects of today's students and points out ways their world-view needs to influence teaching. I learned a lot about technology and the ways it needs to be used in the classroom. This book doesn't just talk about how changes are needed in education. It actually provides ideas about how to change it. It also has interesting stories about teaching experiences. I enjoyed reading it and would recommend it to others.

    3. The New Digital Shoreline: How Web 2.0 and Millennials Are Revolutionizing Higher EducationIn his book, Roger McHaney, an accomplished professor at Kansas State University, urges the reader to be open to shifting their mindset when approaching the digitally-native learner in higher education. He proposes that educators today, must consider the technological changes and advancements that have and are taking place all over the world among a new generation of learners. McHaney speaks of discovering [...]

    4. At first I didn't want to read this because I was 'forced' to as part of my job. The good thing was, once I started it, I really enjoyed it. I think it really gives a good, interesting overview of the way education is moving and helps you see the world through the eyes of the new generation. Many of the concepts are put into the context of interesting personal stories by the author and that makes it fun to read. He talks a lot about connectivism, second life, and other new digital tools that can [...]

    5. Well written book about the future of education. Actually, the future is already here and this book gives ideas about how to adapt. I recommend this to all teachers and people that are interested in education.

    6. Interesting and unique. The last two chapters were the best Chapter one was a bit metaphysical but I still liked it

    7. Enjoyed reading this. It was thought provoking. Good writer with a definite point of view. Some things I don't agree with but think he's on to something with the way education needs to change.

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