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Digital Distractions in the Classroom: Student Classroom Use of Digital Devices for Non-Class Related Purposes

@inproceedings{McCoy2013DigitalDI,
  title={Digital Distractions in the Classroom: Student Classroom Use of Digital Devices for Non-Class Related Purposes},
  author={Bernard R. McCoy},
  year={2013}
}
  • Bernard R. McCoy
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • Digital devices such as smart phones, tablets, and laptop computers are important college classroom tools. They support student learning by providing access to information outside classroom walls. However, when used for non-class purposes, digital devices may interfere with classroom learning. A survey study asked college students to describe their behavior and perceptions regarding classroom use of digital devices for non-class purposes. The respondents included 777 students at six U.S… CONTINUE READING
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