Can Anything be Done about Students Multitasking?

Date: 2/27/2018
Category: Website
Tags: multi-tasking,students
Source Author: Maryellen Weimer, PhD
Source Date: 1/31/2018
Source Name: The Teaching Professor Blog
Source URL: Link to Source Article or Site

The amount of multitasking students do during class and while studying is alarming. Consistently, in response to surveys, more than 85% of students say they have their phones on in class, are looking at texts as they come in and during class, and between 70 and 90% say they respond to texts in class. And this is happening in courses with policies that prohibit or significantly curtail the use of electronic devices.

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