Laptops in Classroom

Laptops in Classroom

  • Submitted By: barromariam
  • Date Submitted: 10/11/2013 7:09 PM
  • Category: English
  • Words: 834
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Name: ma B1
Classe: English 101

Today, professors at colleges all around the country are asking the same question. They are wondering whether laptops in the college classroom actually facilitates a student’s ability to learn or rather it distracts them from the lesson being taught. Laptops were originally considered to be "a small niche market”. But today laptops are becoming obligatory for student use and more popular for general use. That why Andrew Goldstein and Elaine Choy argue whether professor should banned, or keeps laptops in a classroom. Should professors keep laptops in classrooms? Should professor-banned laptops from classrooms? Which of the argument is more effective between Elaine and Andrew argument?

The article “Laptops in the Classroom? No Problem” by Elena Choy is started with a great quote that makes the readers think about their instructor. “A teacher is someone who never says anything once (106).” And that true because a teacher is someone who will repeat at least three times the same thing or the same materiel for student to understand what he is saying or doing. Choy puts up an argument about whether or not laptop computers should be banned in the classroom. She also made it known that some professors may need to reevaluate their teaching techniques because even thought the technology has advanced some teacher uses the same old technique of about 10 years back to teach, and Most professors feel that laptops in class today have become a huge distraction in the learning environment because, Some students choose to use their laptop for other reasons other than taking notes; but Students who choose to play games or do other stuffs than take note during class are obviously bored with the material the teacher is using or the teacher itself, because some teacher makes student feels so boring during they class hours that student preferred to use their...

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