Yes, fed up faculty. It would appear as though their complaints have finally been heard by the mainstream media. There are, as faithful readers know, hundreds of colleges and universities throughout North America that either include a laptop computer as part of tuition or require the student to bring a laptop to school (typically, computers must meet a specific set of requirements provided by the school). Students bring these computers to class and when mixed with the proliferation of wireless networks, you get -- surprise -- students that don't pay attention to the lecture.
Here, you can extract quotes delivered by disgruntled professors from such fine institutions as the University of Houston, Georgia Tech and UCLA: Download wsj101405.pdf .
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