“They’re abysmal students”: Are cell phones destroying the college classroom?

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by guest, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. guest

    guest Guest

    I asked my students to turn in their cell phones and write about living without them
    Here’s what they had to say
    December 26, 2019

    Some highlights:
  2. ProTruckDriver

    ProTruckDriver Registered Member

    Sep 18, 2008
    "An Apple a Day, Keeps Microsoft Away"
    Thank you @mood for posting this interesting article. A must read for parents and their children.
  3. guest

    guest Guest

    Yes, it is very interesting :)
    Ars Technica reported now about the MIT article:

    “They’re abysmal students”: Are cell phones destroying the college classroom?
    A cri de coeur from a philosophy professor
    December 28, 2019

  4. Brummelchen

    Brummelchen Registered Member

    Jan 3, 2009
    cell phones are anything, but not for calling the way the older generation used to use it. and they are cought in sm (social media) to communicate. my pal told me decades ago: you can put more content (and ofc dialog) in a one minute call then use sms which cost same. today people tell a lot of crap in whatsapp messages or post it on some sm. overloading content in head no one needs, no one cares except some stats. reduce to the max. ftw.

    Was just on tv here:
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2019
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