From: New York Magazine

A Professor Forced Her Students to Take Notes by Hand

New York Magazine:

A communications professor at the University of Kansas, tired of teaching to a classroom of students whose faces were all bathed in the blue light of their laptop screens, banned technology-enabled note-taking from her classroom for a semester. “I … had a theory, based on my college experience from the dark ages — the ’70s, a.k.a. before PowerPoint — that students would process lectures more effectively if they took notes on paper,” writes Carol E. Holstead in a piece for The Chronicle of Higher Education, published earlier this month.

As it turns out, research published in Psychological Science last year backs up Holstead’s theory.

Read the whole story: New York Magazine

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