A Student Argues that Computers Have No Place In the College Classroom

[private] by Tim Clement The Web cam imbroglio involving the Lower Merion School District has rightfully raised issues of privacy. But there’s an education-related point to be made, too: Laptops offer minimal educational benefits, and they’re a direct hindrance to learning. I graduated from Drexel University last year. I was a bit older than my academic peers, having taken a hiatus from formal education after my freshman year of college ended in 2000. I returned to Drexel in 2007. None of my classmates knew this, of course; I was 23 years old for a record-setting 2,190 days. This slight generation […]
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