Sunday, March 20, 2011

Interesting paper on laptops in law school classrooms

The issue of laptops in law school classrooms has been an ongoing issue for several years now. Law schools across the country have taken different approaches on laptop use in the classroom. Recently, law professor Kristen Murray, from Temple University James E. Beasley School of concluded that laptops should be allowed in the classroom as they can enhance the educational experience of students. Her conclusions are based on a survey of law students about how they use their laptops to support their learning. Based on the results, Murray argues that many of our assumptions in this debate are incorrect especially in light of changing classroom dynamics. She also provides thoughts and examples of alternatives to laptop bans. Read the full article here.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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