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Month: November 2017

Why I Stopped Allowing Laptops in My Classes

Why I Stopped Allowing Laptops in My Classes

  The evidence has been around for years and is mounting: taking notes on a laptop (in classes or in meetings — colleagues, take note!) results in less learning. Although students may not feel comfortable without that particular crutch, keeping laptops out of the classroom helps them process lecture material or active learning sessions. Added bonus: no Facebook during class. Here’s the article from the New York Times.

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