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Curriculum for the EPIC Generation

eBook (PDF), 62 Pages
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The author determined the characteristics of students of today using Grounded Theory methodology. Data were gathered from student outputs, from key informants and from literature regarding students’ life style positioning and peculiar characteristics. From the data collected, key points were marked with a series of codes extracted from the text and grouped into similar concepts. From these concepts, categories were formed, which became the basis for an acronym to describe the peculiar characteristics of today’s generation of learners. At saturation point the acronym “epic” was chosen to convey the four emergent themes. “Epic” may literally mean, “Extending beyond the usual or ordinary especially in size or scope”. Indeed, the present generation is of unprecedented size in its interconnections via World Wide Web. Secondly, this generation is fittingly called Epic Generation because of its members’ peculiar characteristics:... More > experiential, participative, image-driven, and connected.< Less
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  • By Isidro Sapinoso
    May 29, 2010
    The process of increasing the connectivity and interdependence of the world's markets and businesses led to a participative and connected generation. The globalization process has speeded up dramatically in the last two decades as technological advances make it easier for people to travel, communicate, and do business internationally. Two major recent driving forces are advances in telecommunications infrastructure and the rise of the internet. In general, as economies become more connected to other economies, they have increased opportunity but also increased interaction. Thus, as globalization becomes a more and more common feature of the countries of the world, the international symbols and icons became more used than their text counterparts. Fadul's book clarifies that the schools of today should be implementing internet connectivities and teach universal images, icons and symbols for today's generation.
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Edition
Hardbound Edition
Publisher
Lulu Press
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
62
File Format
PDF
File Size
12.83 MB
Product ID
17496109

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