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The Millennial Generation and “The Lecture”
Article first published online: 17 NOV 2011
© 2011 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 18, Issue 11, pages 1186–1187, November 2011
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Hart, D. and Joing, S. (2011), The Millennial Generation and “The Lecture”. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18: 1186–1187. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01215.x
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- Article first published online: 17 NOV 2011
ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2011; 18:1186–1187 © 2011 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
This lecture can be viewed in its entirety online by visiting http://vimeo.com/24148123.
In this 30-minute talk, we will briefly discuss the characteristics of the Millennial Generation and explore in depth how these characteristics relate to their ability, or inability, to learn productively in a traditional lecture-style format. This discussion will encompass both a review of the current literature and survey results from the current emergency medicine residents at Hennepin County Medical Center regarding techniques they find effective and engaging during “the lecture” or other large group educational sessions. The goal of this talk is to expand or refine the armamentarium of tools to use when designing your large-group educational sessions, to maximize the learning and retention of information for your students.
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