PRAISE FOR GENERATION Z GOES TO COLLEGE
"Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace offer a peek around the corner at the youngest students being measured to date. Already, it has accelerated my getting acquainted with Generation Z in our work on college campuses. The data is first, fresh, and insightful."
Tim Elmore, president, GrowingLeaders.com
"Anyone that is interested in student success will learn from Generation Z Goes to College. The authors′ groundbreaking study provides leaders at all levels the understanding of today′s student that is critical to creating the conditions that help students thrive."
Keith Humphrey, university vice president and past president, ACPA College Student Educators International
"This book provides in–depth information and exceptional insight into the perspectives of our upcoming generation of leaders. Not only is this valuable for higher education professionals as they seek to create the most engaging learning environments, it is imperative for college employers as they recruit and retain the workforce that will shape the future!"
Eileen McGarry, executive director, Career Services and Student Engagement, University of Arizona
"This refreshing, straightforward, and optimistic portrayal of today′s college student will change how educators develop, empower, and relate to them."
Nancy Hunter Denney, executive director, Lead365 National Conference
"Generation Z Goes to College is timely and relevant. The authors skillfully capture the unique characteristics, styles, and motivations of Generation Z and identify tangible strategies to best educate, serve, and work with Generation Z in college. The book is a must–read for any college student educator!"
Paige Haber–Curran, assistant professor, Texas State University
About this Book ix
About the Authors xi
CHAPTER 1:Who Is Generation Z? 1
CHAPTER 2: Beliefs and Perspectives 25
CHAPTER 3: Communication Platforms and Preferences 57
CHAPTER 4: SocialMedia Use 65
CHAPTER 5: Friends, Family, and Romance 87
CHAPTER 6: Cares and Concerns 97
CHAPTER 7: Engagement and Social Change 129
CHAPTER 8: Leadership Styles and Capacities 151
CHAPTER 9: Maximizing Learning 173
CHAPTER 10:Working with Generation Z 191
COREY SEEMILLER is a faculty member in the department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations at Wright State University. She is the author of The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook from Jossey–Bass.
MEGHAN GRACE is the new member orientation director for Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.