More than 80 percent of college students are now using mobile devices to study, and the growth in the use of those devices is shaping where and when postsecondary enrollees do academic work, a new survey from McGraw-Hill Education and Hanover Research finds.
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March 17, 2015
October 30, 2014
A new paper, authored by researchers from Zero to Three and Georgetown University, offers evidence-based guidance how to manage youngsters' "screen" experiences via television, smartphones, and other tools.
September 11, 2014
Devices and apps have evolved since 2010, probably more quickly than parents' strategies for monitoring teens' digital usage and regulating teens' digital access as a form of discipline.
October 28, 2013
Children ages birth to age 8 have "dramatically higher" access to mobile devices and use them far more often than children did just two years ago, a new national survey reports.
August 21, 2013
Students are confused about the difference between collaboration and cheating when using digital learning tools, says a recent article.
June 25, 2013
Providing students with mobile devices can engage students, and accelerate their learning, a number of educators said during a panel discussion at ISTE today.
June 10, 2013
A nationwide survey reveals that students have different views of the usefulness of laptop computers, smartphones, and tablets, depending on the task at hand.
May 20, 2013
Like lots of educators--maybe even most educators--I'm trying to see how this all fits together, the digital and the human. I used to think it was a matter of balance, but I've come to think that it's actually an individualized three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle, with pieces to be fitted together in a certain order to achieve some desired effect.
March 13, 2013
Twenty-five percent of teens access the Internet primarily through cellphones, while fewer adults choose that route online, a nationwide survey shows.
November 30, 2012
Despite the growing popularity of smartphones among middle school students, survey results suggest there are limited opportunities to use the devices in classrooms.