APPENDIX A

Characteristics of 21st Century Learners


Tapscott’s Eight Norms of “Net Geners”
Asselin & Doiron’s New Learners
Freedom
Multi-tasking, multi-modal, multi-resourcing
Customization
Personal Landscape Creators
Scrutiny
A force for social transformation
Integrity
Passionately Tolerant
Collaboration
Connectivity and community
Interactive participants
Entertainment
An economic force
Speed
Take Action Approach
Innovation
Early Adopters
Learn by doing
Note. Adapted from Asselin and Doiron (2008) and Tapscott (2009).