Title

Today's Learners and Educators: Bridging the Generational Gaps

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-1-2017

School

Health Professions

Abstract

© 2017 Organization for Associate Degree Nursing. In today's nursing education, there are generational differences among students and educators. Many questions arise as educators wrestle with ideas to assist the students to become successful nurses. The article explores characteristics of current learners and strategies for bridging generational gaps. Through a comprehensive literature review, common solutions emerged centering on the acronym ACT: “A” for assessing and appreciating learner characteristics, “C” for committing to relationships and collaboration, and “T” for teaching with interactive learning techniques.

Publication Title

Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Volume

12

Issue

4

First Page

253

Last Page

257

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