Information-Seeking Behavior in Generation Y Students : Motivation , Critical Thinking , and Learning Theory

@inproceedings{Weiler2005InformationSeekingBI,
  title={Information-Seeking Behavior in Generation Y Students : Motivation , Critical Thinking , and Learning Theory},
  author={Angela Weiler},
  year={2005}
}
Much commentary has been circulating in academe regarding the research skills, or lack thereof, in members of ‘‘Generation Y,’’ the generation born between 1980 and 1994. The students currently on college campuses, as well as those due to arrive in the next few years, have grown up in front of electronic screens: television, movies, video games, computer monitors. It has been said that student critical thinking and other cognitive skills (as well as their physical well-being) are suffering… CONTINUE READING