Sunday, June 15, 2008
Laptops in Class
In the Leander article, teachers deplore how students use laptops during class to write blogs, check email, or play computer games. At the same time, Lankshear and Knobel back in Chapter 2 suggest that such off-topic multi-tasking might be helpful because many students are still able to learn and stay involved in classroom activities while staving off apathy and boredom. What do you think?