How many of you take class notes with a laptop? If you’re one of the many students who types your notes during a lecture, you may want to check out this article from The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking After an instructor at the University of Kansas banned taking notes with … Continue reading Write it down!
Our 6/11/08 blog post, provides a link to the article, Is Google Making us Stupid?, from the July/August issue of Atlantic Monthly. The author, Nicholas Carr, addresses the profound neurological changes Internet technology is bringing about in how we process information. Recently, nationally syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts commented on this article. Click here, to read his … Continue reading Leonard Pitts responds to article:”Is Google Making Us Stupid?”
In a recent Atlantic Monthly article, Carr expresses concern that the Internet is affecting the way we read and think. In this Internet Age of efficiency and immediacy, Carr believes we have become more easily distracted and are losing our concentration and ability to read any more than a few paragraphs or bytes of information. What are your … Continue reading Is Google Making Us Stupid?