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New study shows computers in class distract both users and non-users | Radio Canada International | August 2013 A new study showed that laptop use in class can result in lower grades for students.

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‘Majoring in a Professor’ | Inside Higher Ed | August 2013 Students select or reject majors based in large part on the quality of the first college instructor they have in the discipline, new research finds.

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A Learning Secret: Don’t Take Notes with a Laptop | Scientific American | June 2014 Students who used longhand remembered more and had a deeper understanding of the material.

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Can Handwriting Make You Smarter? | Wall Street Journal | April 2016 Students who take notes by hand outperform students who type, and more type these days, new studies show.

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When Schools Overlook Introverts | The Atlantic | September 2015 As the focus on group work and collaboration increases, classrooms are neglecting the needs of students who work better in quiet settings.

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A GENERIC COLLEGE PAPER. | McSweeney’s | September 2015 Since the beginning of time, bullshit, flowery overgeneralization with at least one thesaurus’d vocabulary word. In addition, irrelevant and misleading personal anecdote. However, oversimplification of first Googled author (citation: p. 37). Thesis statement which doesn’t follow whatsoever from the previous.

Minasuk/ September 19, 2014/ Uncategorized

Submitting essays: The jeopardy of just-in-time David Arnott, a professor at the University of Warwick’s business school, says he long believed that late submissions were reflected in lower grades. With a colleague, he devised a study looking at 777 undergraduate marketing students over a five-year period. It tracked the submission of online essays for end-of-term assignments for two modules: one

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New study links smartphone use in students with increased anxiety and bad grades | The Independent | December 2013 The research from Kent State University looked at 500 students, noting that “high frequency cell phone users tended to have a lower GPA [academic scores], higher anxiety, and lower satisfaction with life relative to their peers who used the cell phone

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