Digital Distractions

Digital Distractions

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 238 , Segment 2

Episode: Digital Distractions, Decline in Driver Licenses, Worlds Awaiting

  • Feb 23, 2016 10:00 pm
  • 14:10 mins

Guest: Barney McCoy, Associate Professor of Broadcasting and Journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln  Put yourself in the shoes of college kids today with a high-powered computer in their pocket, tempting them with texts and status updates and endless opportunities for distraction.  It’s a real problem. Students surveyed for a study in the Journal of Media Education estimated they spend an average of 20-percent of class time using digital devices for stuff not related to class.

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