[lg policy] Banning laptops in the classroom

Baron, Dennis E debaron at ILLINOIS.EDU
Tue Jan 15 01:40:54 UTC 2013


There's a new post on the Web of Language:

Banning laptops in the classroom


The new semester is starting, and a colleague proudly announced on Facebook that he is banning laptops, tablets, and cell phones in his classes because students are using them to go on Facebook. Other colleagues, who seem always to be trumpeting their support for the digital revolution on their own Facebooks, promptly “commented” their own plans to institute classroom bans on these attention-sapping devices. So much for the myth that professors trend left.


read the full post on the Web of Language: http://bit.ly/weblan




Dennis Baron
Professor of English and Linguistics
Department of English
University of Illinois
608 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801

office: 217-305-0067
fax: 217-333-4321

http://www.illinois.edu/goto/debaron<http://illinois.edu/goto/debaron>

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