Managing Technology in the Classroom
As the number and type of devices students bring to class has proliferated, faculty have had to wrestle with how to manage this new reality of students showing up with phones, tablets, and laptops. In addition, students are impacted by their fellow students. In this session, we’ll hear from faculty who are wrestling with this challenge, as well as from students whose views represent a range of positions.
Faculty discussing their classroom technology policies and practices will include:
Allison Stanger, Political Science
Helen Young, Biology
Student panelists include:
Phil Bohlman ’17
Cate Costley ’15
David Ollin Pesqueira ’17
William Weightman ’17
You may wish to read Clay Shirky’s ” Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away” at
https://medium.com/@cshirky/why-i-just-asked-my-students-to-put-their-laptops-away-7f5f7c50f368 and David von Schlichten’s “Students Are Welcome to Shop Online During My Lectures” (http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2015/01/21/students-are-welcome-to-shop-online-during-my-lectures/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en) as a way to help prepare for the conversation.