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Managing Phones In The College Classroom With Positive Reinforcement
This article explores my interview with Dr. Brandon Whittington from Jefferson College, as we discussed his research paper, Benefits of a Voluntary Cell Phone Abstinence Intervention in General Psychology Courses, published in the Teaching of Psychology journal.
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Implementing Technology In The Classroom (With Syllabus Template)
Gen-z students may be digital natives, but that doesn't mean they'll immediately understand or know how to use a new app, software, or other technology that you're introducing to your class. In fact, our research has found that fewer than 10% of students will correctly troubleshoot technical support needs they experience. 
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Technology Addiction (And Why You Should Have A Tech-Free Classroom)
A recent addiction study found that an “uncontrollable need” to use smartphones is on the rise among young people. Out of 3000 adults surveyed, one fifth of those aged 18–29 showed signs of “moderate to severe problematic use” of their devices, compared with only 2.2 percent of those over the age of 30.
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How To Take Attendance In A Creative Way Using Flipd
Taking attendance with Flipd is a fun and creative way to engage students during your lecture. Before class begins, you can create unique attendance codes that are a word, phrase, or even an answer to a quiz question, which students must enter into the Flipd app to be marked as present.'
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Creating A Customized Learning Experience With Flipd
When you're considering technology for your lectures, an important and often overlooked aspect is how customizable the product is. Whether it's an engagement tool, an LMS, or a digital textbook, some questions you might ask yourself include:
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The Best Tools For Measuring Student Engagement
Tools that measure audience engagement are abundant on the internet —  sites like Google Analytics measure how long we spend on a website, which pages pique interest more than others, and what content engages its readers most effectively. But what about in the classroom? Measuring whether you have captured an engaged audience isn't quite so simple.