EDU 909 Understanding Today's Students
This course delves into the powerful societal and technological influences contributing to the development and perspectives of today's students. Culture and technology are contributing to changing worldviews, expectations, and practices in families, schools, and communities today. Students are learning in a world that is very different from what it was just a few decades ago.
Understanding Today's Students examines the attitudes, behaviors, and emotional and mental health of students. It exploresthe opportunities and challenges inherent in current parenting, education and technology trends. Strategies are discussed for effectively engaging, equipping, and empowering Generation Z (b. 1996-2012) learners.
*Participants in this course will have a mandatory, synchronous, video conference session. The date and time are listed on each course registration page.
See what other educators are saying about this course
Very prepared; very professional; very timely with her grading and return; personalized comments on my assignmentsT.L., Social Studies Teacher
Practical knowledge and tips that can be applied immediately in my classroom and even personal lifeH.M., Special Education Teacher
This course provided me with a wealth of knowledge about what students are currently experiencing and some of the reasons behind their behavior and issues.S.S.
I thought the course forums were the most valuable because we could correspond with each other.K.S., Language Arts Teacher
This course was good at making me reflect on my students I have had in the past and my future students and how technology may or may not be perceived in their homes.D.C., Elementary Teacher
This course has helped me get to know the generation of students I am teaching today. This will allow me to create instruction that will best meet their needs.J.I., Special Education Teacher
Dr. Erlacher was approachable and knowledgeable.M.S., Reading Specialist
This course was very insightful for how teach today's students.A.C., Math Teacher
It really gave me a fresh perspective to consider the way our students' minds work in light of their longstanding and ongoing exposure to technology.M.S., Reading Specialist
I really thought it was relevant for today's educators and was nice to collaborate with others and find out that what I'm seeing is happening everywhere!M.H., Elementary Teacher
Eye opening course about impact of technology.R.H., Elementary Teacher
I am already trying to implement new ideas into my classes.A.R., Language Arts Teacher
Useful, vital information on today's youth.T.E., Math Teacher
The readings were current and the professor genuinely loves what she is teaching.M.M., Math Teacher
Gathering information about making technology handouts for parents and students.A.C., Math Teacher
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|Online||Jun 19, 2023 9:12 AM||Jun 08, 2023 9:12 AM||Summer|