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ERIC Number: EJ1093967
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 71
ISSN: ISSN-1533-015X
Teaching Millennials to Engage THE Environment Instead of Their Environment: A Pedagogical Analysis
Stevens, J. Richard; Crow, Deserai Anderson
Applied Environmental Education and Communication, v15 n1 p18-29 2016
This article examines the difficulty in teaching contemporary students of journalism (those in the much-discussed Millennial Generation) to report on complex topics like science and the environment. After examining contemporary literature, the authors subjected 120 undergraduate students to a strategy that combined visual representations of abstract concepts, media texts, and experiential peer interactions. The results indicate positive outcomes on comprehension and demonstrations of critical analysis from this pedagogical approach.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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