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 # Screen Devices # Screen Devices
  
-As a general policy in my courses, screen devices ​are not permitted during class time, unless otherwise stated. ​There is ample evidence that such devices hinder rather than aid in student learning.+Screen devices include laptops, tablets, phones, smartwatches,​ and other machines with screens. ​As a general policy in my courses, ​use of screen devices ​is not permitted during class time, unless otherwise stated. ​Exceptions may also be made for reasons of accessibility and disability. 
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 +The cause for this policy ​is the ample evidence that such devices hinder rather than aid in student learning.
  
 ## Bibliography ## Bibliography
  
 +  * Susan Dynarski, "[For Note Taking, Low-Tech is Often Best](https://​www.gse.harvard.edu/​news/​uk/​17/​08/​note-taking-low-tech-often-best),"​ _Useable Knowledge_ from the Harvard Graduate School of Education (August 21, 2017)
 +  * Susan Dynarski, "​[Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.](https://​www.nytimes.com/​2017/​11/​22/​business/​laptops-not-during-lecture-or-meeting.html),"​ _The New York Times_ (November 22, 2017)
   * Reynol Junco, "​[In-class multitasking and academic performance](http://​www.sciencedirect.com/​science/​article/​pii/​S0747563212001926),"​ _Computers in Human Behavior_ 28, no. 6 (November 2012)   * Reynol Junco, "​[In-class multitasking and academic performance](http://​www.sciencedirect.com/​science/​article/​pii/​S0747563212001926),"​ _Computers in Human Behavior_ 28, no. 6 (November 2012)
 +  * "[One Instructor'​s Approach to Digital Distraction](https://​oit.colorado.edu/​news/​20016),"​ Office of Information Technology, University of Colorado Boulder (April 2, 2018)
   * Faria Sanaa, Tina Weston, and Nicholas J.Cepeda, "​[Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers](http://​www.sciencedirect.com/​science/​article/​pii/​S0360131512002254),"​ _Computers & Education_ 62 (March 2013)   * Faria Sanaa, Tina Weston, and Nicholas J.Cepeda, "​[Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers](http://​www.sciencedirect.com/​science/​article/​pii/​S0360131512002254),"​ _Computers & Education_ 62 (March 2013)
   * Cindi May, "​[Students are Better Off without a Laptop in the Classroom](https://​www.scientificamerican.com/​article/​students-are-better-off-without-a-laptop-in-the-classroom/​),"​ _Scientific American_ (July 11, 2017)   * Cindi May, "​[Students are Better Off without a Laptop in the Classroom](https://​www.scientificamerican.com/​article/​students-are-better-off-without-a-laptop-in-the-classroom/​),"​ _Scientific American_ (July 11, 2017)
 +  * "[The Digital Native Is a Myth](https://​www.nature.com/​news/​the-digital-native-is-a-myth-1.22363),"​ _Nature_ (July 25, 2017)