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SYNTHESIS ESSAY 2 Synthesis essay Millennials being the current generation of students are the ones on whom there are high expectations set. Millennials are a lot different from their previous generations. They think differently, work differently, they are risk takers, they are group oriented, and more social. Hence the Millennials must be dealt differently compared to their predecessors. Maureen E. Wilson (2004) in her article “Teaching, Learning, and Millennial Students” discusses different strategies for enhancing student learning, especially for Millennial students. Another article by Timothy J. Devlin, Charles R. Feldhaus, & Kristin M. Bentrem (2013) called “The Evolving Classroom: A Study of Traditional and Technology-Based Instruction in a STEM Classroom” compares the 20th century education system with the modern one and provides enough proof that embracing technology to teach millennials has a positive effect. There is also an article by Jean Twenge (2016) called “Do Millennials Have a Lesser Work Ethic?” that questions on how good is the work ethics of the Millennials. Based on all the studies Millennials prove to be better than their predecessors because of the different teaching techniques, modern approach and their behavior. One reason Millennials are better than their previous generations are that their education system is an enhanced design based on a lot of research and studies. On the basis of fifty years of research on teaching, Chickering and Gamson (as cited in Wilson, 2004, p. 2) published Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. These good practices (1) encourage
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