International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

“Meeting Them Where They Are: Millennials, Technology, and Academic Etiquette”
Cara L. Davies, Christine M. Denecker


The modern University classroom has become an area in which the use of technology is no longer considered “novel” and, in fact, is becoming increasingly demanded by both students and faculty. While many would agree that these developments have had significant impact on pedagogical techniques, and perhaps learning outcomes, new research is exploring the perceptions of students and faculty in regards to the presence of technology in the classroom. Students and faculty often have very different perceptions regarding what is “appropriate” use of technological modes of communication, both inside and outside the confines of the classroom or laboratory environment. This paper explores these perceptions, and includes tools for faculty to use in preparing a course populated by the “Millenial” student.

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