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From a panel at Harvard the other night on technology in the university classroom:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology social studies of science and technology professor Sherry Turkle said technology-based multitasking can have negative effects on the learning process.

She also said students need to be in control of distractions in order to absorb what they are taught in the classroom.

“When students text in class and keep laptops open, they learn less,” she said…

Which is more or less what UD just said to the ABC guy who came to her office to film her talking about her laptop ban.

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One Response to “Technolust Yet Again”

  1. Bill Gleason Says:

    Headline reminded me of poshlust. In a way it fits. Especially the unrelated and distracting texting and sometimes cheesy porn.

    Simultaneous banality and self-importance…

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