The iGen: Reaching and Teaching a New Generation of Students presented by Dr. Jean Twenge
The Leeds School of Business Teaching Excellence Committee and the Division of Student Affairs invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University. Dr. Twenge is the author of iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood and many other scientific publications.
Traditional-age college students are now iGen (born after 1995), the first generation to spend their adolescence with smartphones. iGen’ers spend more time online and less time with each other in person, are growing up more slowly as adolescents, and are more extrinsically and less intrinsically motivated, necessitating new strategies for reaching them in the classroom.
Dr. Twenge’s research has been covered in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, and National Public Radio. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.
Please RSVP at leeds.ly/igentalk
Friday, October 11 at 11:00am to 12:15pm