2013 Course Technology Conference: Constance Staley’s Driven to Distraction . . . at the Drop of a Hat

Constance Staley delivers an invigorating closing keynote address at the 2013 Course technology Conference. Session Description: According to time management expert Tony Schwartz, “We do more things than ever, but we’ve lost control of our attention. “If you’re a “Generation C” student (connected, computerized, communicating, always clicking…), you’re most likely distracted regularly. If you’re an instructor who teaches today’s distracted students, what pros and cons does technology bring to the learning experience, especially when the learning experience is about technology? No matter which hat you wear instructor or student how is learning affected, and how can all of us improve our focus?

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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