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April 5, 2015

Higher Ed: How Technology Impacts Learning

By: Jennifer Stayton

With smartphones in the hands of so many people these days, we should be a lot smarter, right? How does technology impact the way we learn? In this episode of KUT’s podcast Higher Ed, Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger explore the relationship between technology and learning. We’ve come a long way from chalk and erasers. It seems like technology has made it easier to access more information more quickly – think computers. That’s good, right? But can all that hardware, software, and information be more distraction than enrichment? You’ll need to focus to follow the latest math puzzler; and grabbing a deck of cards wouldn’t hurt, either!