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Father Google and Mother IM: Confessions of a Net Gen Learner

EDUCAUSE Review Volume 40, Number 5, ISSN 1527-6619


To bridge the technology cultural gap between many faculty and administrators and the youngest generation of college students, this author, a recent graduate, reveals what being a "Net Gener" really means and how that can translate to the classroom. She discusses what she considers the basic principles that guide the Net Generation: (1) Interaction; (2) Exploration; (3) Relevancy; (4) Multimedia; (5) Instruction; (6) IT Code of Conduct; and (7) Classroom Etiquette.


Windham, C. (2005). Father Google and Mother IM: Confessions of a Net Gen Learner. EDUCAUSE Review, 40(5), 43-44. Retrieved June 4, 2020 from .

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