Student Life Today

Student Life Today
Christine Huang
  • 26 february 2008

This video has been circulated pretty heavily for a few months already, but we just stumbled upon it and think it’s worth a mention. “A Vision of Students Today” is a short video created by Michael Wesch, Professor of Anthropology at Kansas State University, with the collaboration of 200 KSU students that summarizes how technology is changing the way students learn today. The video forces us to reconsider our understanding of pedagogy and traditional educational institutions, as well as the mentalities, behaviors, and goals of today’s students. Through surveying 200 of his Cultural Anthropology students, Wesch offers a somewhat disheartening glimpse of the reality of what it’s like being a college kid today. Watch it below:

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