413. Move Over, Millennials: What Generation Z Expects from Dietetics Education

Move Over Millennials What Generation Z Expects from Dietetics Education

Just when dietetics educators are beginning to understand the learning needs of millennials, students from Generation Z are entering the college scene.

  • Release Date: October 27, 2019
  • SKU FNCE19413
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Just when dietetics educators are beginning to understand the learning needs of millennials, students from Generation Z are entering the college scene. These students, born from 1995 to 2010, thrive in social learning environments and respond positively to interactive teaching. They are digital natives who prioritize personal connection and creative hands-on experiences. It is crucial that dietetics educators proactively adapt their pedagogy to remain relevant and appealing to this new generation of learners. In this session, speakers will discuss their experiences using immersive multimedia tools that engage students while challenging them to think critically. Approaches include infographics to teach the Academy's evidence analysis process, web-based timelines to learn about disease progression, animated whiteboard case study videos to provoke conversations about self-care and peer support, and Instagram to help students apply nutrition knowledge outside the classroom.

CPEU: 1.5
CPE Level: 2 - Intermediate
Learning Need Codes: 1100, 1020, 6050

Performance Indicators:

  • 2.1.4 Uses a variety of media to deliver information.
  • 9.1.1 Demonstrates and applies age-appropriate education principles.
  • 9.4.7 Demonstrates competent use of technology to enhance the learning experience and delivery of information.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify at least three characteristics of Generation Z students.
  • Describe at least three digital learning tools to help Generation Z students connect with, engage with, and apply the material presented in dietetics education programs.
  • Identify at least three opportunities for use of digital learning tools in face-to-face, blended, and online dietetics education environments.

Moderator

  • Robin Tucker, PhD, RD, FAND

Speakers

  • Mary-Jon Ludy, PhD, RDN, FAND
  • Pao Ying Hsiao, PhD, MS, RDN, LDN
  • Release Date: October 27, 2019
  • SKU FNCE19413