Texting In The Classroom Summary

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Texting and Tweeting in the Classroom: How do they impact student learning

In the article “Texting and Tweeting in the Classroom: How do they impact student learning” the author states “ Instructors across disciplines now compete with a host of electronic stimuli for students’ attention. But to what extent is messaging interfering with student learning?”. The author say that students that use their phones in class for school related topics do better on test than student who use their phones for unrelated topics in school. During the article the author uses studies to support their argument. The study that the author uses is credible because it ends in .org. The author is also credible because of the source that the author uses.

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When they’re texting, looking at Facebook, or cruising on the Internet and listening to a lecture or discussion and trying to take notes, they aren’t dealing with the content as well as they would be if they just focused on listening and note taking.” In the article the author talks about how students are becoming distracted by their smart devices during, which results in the student having bad grades. Also the author talks about methods that teachers could use to get students to put away their phones. Some of the methods include reading your school 's policy on cell phones to the class or creating a presentation on the school 's cell phone policy and having the class take notes for a grade. This article is not credible simply because the only source that they have comes from a blog that a professor wrote. This means that the article is or could be based solely off of opinion, so since the article and its source aren’t credible that makes the author not credible…show more content…
A solid 12 percent do texting, emailing, checking the time or other activities in class more than 30 times a day.”. In this article the author talks about how student are getting distracted in class even more than before. Schaffhauser also states that the cause for the student to become more distracted in class is due to the advancement of technology. The sources that the author use in this article are credible since they end in .com or .edu. This makes the author also credible since the sources that he uses are
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