Monday, August 4, 2008

A Vision of Students Today

As an introduction to the upcoming student experience issue of Anthropology News we are pleased to feature this month a four-part blog post series on Michael Wesch’s recent work examining students' changing educational expectations and experiences in today's digital world.

“A Vision of Students Today” has been viewed more than 2.5 million times through YouTube. The film examines how the learning and communication styles, expectations, wants and needs of contemporary university students are disconnected from the outdated educational environments and pedagogical practices provided for them. Completed with Wesch’s Spring 2007 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology class at the Kansas State U, the film features students’ reflections and invites you to become engaged in dialog on this topic through

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