January 5, 2007
How the New Generation of Well-Wired Multitaskers Is Changing Campus Culture
They're the Net generation — kids with wires running through their veins, kids who grew up on video games and the Web. They're on your campus now, and the contention is that they are different from previous generations of students. Should they be treated differently? Educated differently? Those and other questions were discussed at an interactive session at The Chronicle's Technology Forum.
Richard T. Sweeney, university librarian at the New Jersey Institute of Technology