Did you see the May 12th NYT"s article "Students Speak Up in Class, Silently, Using Social Media"? Some professors/teachers are using real-time digital streams like to Twitter to encourage students to comment, pose questions and shed inhibitions about class participation. The argument against is that it is just another distraction.
Use of technology in education is constantly evolving. What do you think?
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