"College students who frequently text message during class have difficulty staying attentive to classroom lectures and consequently risk having poor learning outcomes, finds a new study accepted for publication in the National Communication Association's journal Communication Education."The article goes on to suggest, "Students should consider limiting their texting during class." I'd go a few steps further. 1. Texting during class is RUDE both to the professor and to the other students trying to learn. 2. Texting during class is a great way to make a bad impression on a professor/teacher. 3. Texting during class can lower your grade either by not allowing you to pay close attention or by creating a poor impression which contributes to a professor's sway when a student's grade is on the fence between an A and a B (or more likly a C and a D). ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ If you liked this post, read…Seven Reasons Why YOU Should Sign Up for the Art of Eloquence Newsletter!
These folks have a keen sense of the obvioius. A recent study conducted reveals what almost everyone already could have told them: texting during class is a bad idea. No kidding? Who'da thunk it? They spent money on this, folks!