publication . Article . 2011

Effects of Text Messaging on Academic Performance

Amanda Barks; H. Russell Searight; Susan Ratwik;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: Signum Temporis: Journal of Research in Pedagogy and Psychology (issn: 1691-4929, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
<jats:title>ABSTRACT</jats:title> <jats:p> <jats:italic>University students frequently send and receive cellular phone text messages during classroom</jats:italic> <jats:italic>instruction. Cognitive psychology research indicates that multi-tasking is frequently associated</jats:italic> <jats:italic>with performance cost. However, university students often have considerable experience with</jats:italic> <jats:italic>electronic multi-tasking and may believe that they can devote necessary attention to a classroom</jats:italic> <jats:italic>lecture while sending and receiving text messages. In the current study, university students who</jats:italic> <jats:italic>us...
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