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A symposium entitled: understanding and teaching generation Z and Alpha in higher education

Today on (May 31, 2023) in the presence of the head of departments and lecturer a symposium entitled (understanding and teaching generation Z and Alpha in higher education), was presented by Assistant Lecturer (Mr. Zeravan Ayoub Ahmed) from the public education department, Where it has been explained about  This seminar deals with understanding and reaching the new generation of
students in higher education and aligning to their learning styles. Educators in higher education are struggling with nowadays students. They have problems activating them in class. We educators belong to previous generations and need to familiarize with the characteristics of the new student generation to find appropriate ways to improve our teaching process and the learning outcomes. After knowing the characteristics of the students as generation educators also need guidance to use adequate methods and to optimize the communication, Educators must collaborate with learners to understand one another and make changes in the learning environment. In higher education, learners need to develop both intellectually and personally to become productive citizens. Assessing the learner characteristics, reflecting on the context of which Gen Zs learn and becoming interactive with today's students rather than only reacting to learners, leads to a more learner-centered environment. Teaching of Gen Z students demands a student-centered approach as the only possible way to develop skills, abilities and knowledge, promote self-expression and keep students motivated during the whole period of studies. Finding appropriate teaching approaches and developing materials and tasks with multimodal personalized use of technology means that educators have to be always at least one step ahead of the times and constantly learn how to adapt in the didactical process. , at the end of the symposium, a set of questions and answers were raised on this subject