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Want to improve your test scores? Close your laptops and pay attention to the lecture

February 6, 2012

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By Josh Fischman, Chronicle of Higher Education Professors increasingly frustrated by students who use laptops for non-class activities—like updating their Facebook pages—may be heartened by news from the University of Colorado at Boulder. A professor there has found that educating students about the negative effect that frivolous laptop use has on their performance reduces class […]