DISCUSSION QUESTIONS FOR WEEK / SESSION 2.2 ARTICLE #3: "Should Students be Allowed to Bring Laptops to Class?" YES (Brad Reed) 1. Brad Reed describes “laptop” students as “aggressive adaptors of information technology”, “the forward scouts of the communications revolution”, “deeply social learners”, “collaborative, iterative, fast-cycling learners”. Are any –or all- of these accurate descriptions? 2. Is fact-based learning indeed a rote, pointless activity? NO (Thom Curtis) 1. Based on your personal experience, do you believe that the use of laptops in the classroom is distracting? 2. Do you agree with Curtis’ classroom policy? 3. Should there be a college-wide policy regulating classroom use of laptops, or should it be left to the
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This note was uploaded on 12/23/2011 for the course NSSA 351 taught by Professor Hill during the Spring '08 term at RIT.