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Jeff and I completed this study to determine whether use of mobile phones to text or engage in social media has a negative impact on classroom performance. We suspected it did, but the extent of that impact was unclear. We did an experiment where students engaged in varying levels of mobile phone use and then assessed their notes from the lecture and their performance on exams. when students did not use their phones, they recorded 62% more information in their notes and scored a full letter grade higher on the text we had them take.

  • PDF of article written by Jeff Kuznekoff (Ohio Phd) and I published in Communication Education.



  • Scott Titsworth

    Scott Titsworth / Co-author

    University of Nebraska
    Both authors were involved in all aspects of the project. My most significant contribution surrounded the integration of notetaking as a dependent variable and some of the statistical analysis.

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