Tag: Engagement

Chronicle of Higher Education


The Distracted Classroom

April 27, 2017 | Beth Fisher

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¬†digital devices can be distracting¬†precisely 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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