"Let me begin this essay by making two points quite clear. First, I am not suggesting that any other professors follow my practice of taking students’ cellphones in class. Second, and related to that, professors have a wide variety of reasons to want students to have their cellphones."—Source: Inside Higher Ed
WHY THIS MATTERS:
No matter which side of the cell-phones-in-the-classroom debate you find yourself on, this article sheds some light on one side of the argument from an instructor's perspective.