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Evolutions of an Online Generation: Education, Industry and IMC

Luck, Edwina & Yabsley, Kim (2005) Evolutions of an Online Generation: Education, Industry and IMC. In Purchase, S (Ed.) ANZMAC 2005: Broadening the Boundaries: Conference Proceedings, 5 December - 7 December 2005, Australia, Western Australia, Fremantle.

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Abstract

This paper traces the evolutions of a new generation of students who are predominantly the ‘online generation’; explores the emerging impact of this generation on industry; identifies the changing role of education from traditional classroom to an online environment; and explores the contribution related to integrated marketing communications (IMC). Educational requirements from a business perspective must incorporate global business demands; virtual learning environments progress the online generation towards a post-modern learning state. The central proposition of this paper is that the emergence of IMC in evolving industry practices is influenced by student generations who are producing a new paradigm of alignment between education and industry. This is purely a conceptual exploration using limited examples to provide some context and illustrate the questions raised for consideration.

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ID Code: 24413
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Online Generation, Education, IMC
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing not elsewhere classified (150599)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Deposited On: 18 Jun 2009 00:29
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 10:05

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