Determined. Innovative. Confident. These are just some of the many characteristics of Generation Z, those born from 1995 to 2010. Although some characteristics may look similar to the Millennial Generation, Generation Z brings a whole new set of attributes and experiences to higher education. But, our structures, curriculum, environments, processes, and pedagogies were likely developed with previous generations in mind. This new cadre of students will challenge us to re-conceptualize our institutions to ensure we are providing the most meaningful and effective learning and engagement experiences possible. How are we prepared to adapt to this changing demographic and reframe our practice to effectively engage Generation Z students in learning and development during their time in higher education? Find out in Generation Z Goes to College. 

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Fascinating Analysis of Gen Z with Profound Implications for Colleges & Universities

Amazon Top 100 Reviewer/Vine Voice Reviewer: “The implications of the statistics are provocative. The authors, in the final chapter, use their statistics to map out a plan for colleges and universities to engage Generation Z to help them profit from their academic experience. This chapter should be of interest to anyone in academia.”

Absolutely Fascinating

Amazon Top 500 Reviewer: “This book is fascinating. The authors are more than capable of drawing conclusions that offer insight in every generational group and it was interesting to see how the pivotal events of each cadre led them to being significantly different in philosophy and lifestyle. The writing is superb. Clear and easy to understand. This book is actually a quick read… or would be if you didn’t have to sit back and think about the information.”

Good reading

Amazon Top 1000 Reviewer/Vine Voice Reviewer: “I found the book to be very readable – very little techno-babble, just plain descriptions and explanations clearly written so that pretty much anyone could understand it. I think a lot of new (and current) teachers would benefit from reading the suggestions on engaging this generation of students.”

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Vine Voice Reviewer: “This book provides insights into the unique qualities of Generation Z, which is sometimes a challenge for me as a baby boomer faculty member!”

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Download a copy of the Generation Z Goes to College Discussion Questions to help you engage in reflection, exploration, and action-planning around Generation Z.