Tag: Engagement

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The Distracted Classroom

April 27, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Pinned / Research on Teaching and Learning

In his Chronicle of Higher Education column, James Lang (professor of English and director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College) reports on research suggesting that┬ádigital devices can be distracting┬áprecisely because they appeal to a desire to engage in the pleasurable pursuit of “information foraging.” In addition, he reflects on implications of research […]

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