Digital Devices, Distraction, and Student Performance: Does In-Class Cell Phone Use Reduce Learning? October 14, 2013Posted by aquillam in teaching.
Tags: clickers, teaching, technology
Instructors who are considering whether or not to allow or ban laptops and mobile devices in the classroom, or allowing the use of web or cell phone based student response systems, should read this article.
The real take-away of this might be that if you make time spent in-class into time spent engaging in peer learning, it won’t matter if they bring a digital device, because they’ll be too busy to use it.