The distracted classroom: Transparency, autonomy, and pedagogy

Posted on August 24th, 2017

This article looks at digital distractions in the classroom and how to create policies about using devices in the classroom that are transparent and involve students in the decision-making process. The author advocates considering “how we can transform the college classroom into a place where students are actively engaged in meaningful work, supporting one another as they tackle tasks that help them acquire the knowledge or develop the skills they need—with or without the help of technology.”