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.