"Disparate perspectives about the use of technology in the classroom have become commonplace in higher education discussions. Opponents of such technologies argue that they are distracting to everyone involved and can lead to worse classroom performance, leading some to propose banning them altogether."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
There are strong opinions and outspoken voices on both sides of this issue, but what does the research show? Inside Higher Ed takes a look at the impact of devices in the classroom.