Theo Bastiaens & Martin Ebner
Faculty of Education and Arts
Office of Associate Dean Teaching and Learning (FEA) / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications
Today’s students are referred to as ‘digital natives’. But what does it mean to be digitally native? How does the digital nativeness affect the way student learn and we teach? This paper examines the key characteristics of Millennial students, and outlines teaching and learning strategies. A modular structure was implemented in first year undergraduate unit to trial the new strategies. Challenges and successes of the trial are described.