Mentoring the "Net Generation": Faculty Perspectives in Health Education. Evans, R. R. & Forbes, L. College Student Journal, 46(2):397--404, June, 2012.
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A new generation of consumer and tech savvy college students have forever altered the method and degree of interaction between faculty and student. The purpose of the article is to describe the challenges of mentoring a new generation of health educators. The authors will summarize the literature on generational group characteristics that may affect how higher education faculty successfully interacts with and mentors the Net Generation. Discussion will focus on changes in the mentoring relationship to meet the needs of this generation. Strategies for specialized mentoring that best prepare future professionals for the job market are presented. (Contains 2 tables.)
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  title = {Mentoring the "{Net} {Generation}": {Faculty} {Perspectives} in {Health} {Education}},
  volume = {46},
  issn = {0146-3934},
  shorttitle = {Mentoring the "{Net} {Generation}"},
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  abstract = {A new generation of consumer and tech savvy college students have forever altered the method and degree of interaction between faculty and student. The purpose of the article is to describe the challenges of mentoring a new generation of health educators. The authors will summarize the literature on generational group characteristics that may affect how higher education faculty successfully interacts with and mentors the Net Generation. Discussion will focus on changes in the mentoring relationship to meet the needs of this generation. Strategies for specialized mentoring that best prepare future professionals for the job market are presented. (Contains 2 tables.)},
  number = {2},
  urldate = {2013-10-16TZ},
  journal = {College Student Journal},
  author = {Evans, Retta R. and Forbes, Laura},
  month = {June},
  year = {2012},
  keywords = {Age Differences, Age Groups, College Faculty, College Students, Educational Technology, Formative Evaluation, Generational Differences, Health Education, Higher Education, Influence of Technology, Information Technology, Labor Market, Mentors, Teacher Student Relationship, Technology Uses in Education},
  pages = {397--404}
}
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