Multitasking: Using Internet in the Classroom

The Fight for Classroom Attention: Professor vs. Laptop. ‘Some instructors ban computers or shut off Internet access, bringing complaints from students. To keep students focused on class, some professors now ban laptops from their classrooms, arguing that the devices are just too much of a temptation. Other professors ask laptop users to sit in the front row, in part so the professors can glance down occasionally to see what is on the students’ screens. And a few colleges, Bentley among them, have set up systems that let professors switch off classroom Internet access during some sessions. Such measures come after colleges nationwide have spent millions of dollars equipping classrooms with Internet access — and most recently with wireless-Internet nodes.’

Multitasking: Using Internet in the Classroom

Updated: July 24, 2018 — 12:45 pm

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