June Entman, the law professor at Memphis University who banned laptops from her classroom, said in an e-mail message to The Chronicle this week that she’s not alone in taking a stand against computer use during lectures.
“During last week’s brouhaha about the matter, I heard from law professors at Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas, Widener, and Pace who have also banned laptops for much the same reasons. One had done so three years ago,” Ms. Entman wrote. She said that newspaper accounts “blew the events all out of proportion.”
Read the entire Wired Campus blog entry here.
Posted by Lorene Lavora