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
Abstract
<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...
Subjects
free text keywords: classroom technology, higher education, university student development, Education, L, Medical education, Mathematics education, business.industry, business, Phone, Human multitasking, Computer science, Empirical research
Related Organizations
Powered by OpenAIRE Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue