We’re living in hyper-connected times and Millennials from a very early age are growing up with everything at their fingertips. But is that “always on” mentality helping or hurting our youth? And how will the increased use of technology affect higher education?
The Pew Research Center along with Elon University conducted a survey of over 1,000 Internet “experts” (with the majority coming from education and technology fields) asking respondents to select whether growing up constantly connected will be a positive or negative.
Fifty-five percent of respondents took an optimistic point of view. They felt that Internet use provides young people with a unique skill set, including knowing how to solve problems through cooperative work and knowing how to quickly and efficiently ...Continue Reading Share