Ever wondered why young trainees complain about today’s training materials, especially when these training materials have been developed by seasoned and mature training developers? Why, despite being a state-of-art eLearning course, its learners do not meet the learning achievement expectations?
In this article, we share a recent research on learning habits of millennials and a proposed teaching strategy for them.
The digital generation of today is affectionately called the millennials. This generation is also referred to as generation Y – they were born between the early 1980’s to around 2000. Christy Price, EdD, a psychology professor at Dalton State College, became interested in millennial learners when she discovered a performance and expectation gap between the learners and their educators. (Price, 2009).