Though some teachers have failed to use cell phones as teaching tools, a cell phone can make it easy for a teacher to reach any student and also tailor specific educational plans for each student basing on their learning ability. In my classroom, I have seen students use their phones for inappropriate things and they use it without the teacher's approval. Eastern Educational Journal, Spring 2011. !!!!!!!!! Over the last 50 years modern advancements in technology have played a crucial role in the development of education in both negative and positive aspects. There is no one size fits all answer.
In some colleges there are also some staffs who mis use the mobile phones. As students also have their personal life. In this paper, an innovative use of wireless and mobile technologies in education is explored as part of a scenario-based design process. The contribution of personality traits and self-efficacy beliefs to academic achievement: A longitudinal study. A majority of first years and third years are in support whereas the number drastically falls in the case of second years. As Mobile phones has become the need of students.
Let the ringer be off and make no calls in the campus. Can be hard for older people to use. Yes to a Camera Ban Females, naturally being concerned about their safety, over the 3 years of college, uniformly support a ban on camera phones in college campuses. Male students are more likely to venture into the technological sides of the mobile while girls keep it basic. With cell phones, you can easily reach your kids for any reason: to ask them questions, change plans, or to simply say hello.
The technology is available and easy to use; why not use it? Students are able to organize, share notes and information, and connect at a deeper level than ever before. With correct rules and expectations put in place, many of these so called 'disruptions' would be much less frequent then even on computers. If you are wondering what positives and negatives can be of cell phones, you are at the right place as today we will share these with you. Clearly, traditional websites are intended for a big-screen user experience. Video games, YouTube, and other multimedia commonly consumed on smartphones can become significant distractions especially for young students, while social media is known for its addictive characteristics, as well as being a breeding ground for cyberbullying and other socialization problems. The main campus in Columbus is 1,762 acres. High Costs One of the biggest disadvantages and drawbacks for using a mobile wireless e-learning solution is cost.
For example, 07700 900123 becomes +44 7700900123. A cell phone can be helpful while driving and talking in case of urgent matters but increasingly it is becoming cause of accidents because it deviates the attention of a driver; human brain can do only one thing at a time however small span of time it may be. The survey was conducted with the help of a written questionnaire consisting of a variety of questions numbering a total of 31 see Appendix I. These two harmful behaviors have resulted into deaths on many students, but when a student has a cell phone, they can call for help from their parents, friends, teachers or the police. If the mobile devices are accessing information from websites, Jacob Neilsen 2003b advises Currently, the best we can hope for are websites that are basically scaled-down and redesigned to eliminate graphics and multi-column layouts. Over the years the bad side of technology has also been brought to forefront placing the onus of bad behaviour as always on the youth. Electronic media use, reading, and academic distractibility in college youth.
The driver did not see me until her car was right in front of me and I was able to look at her through the front passenger side window. Teachers can also use text messaging service to send simple assignments to their students while at home. The article finishes by explaining how this type of technology connects students to each other and the world. Answer 2, a different opinion. So we cant oppose mobile phones for class or for students. According to a by SecurEnvoy, a company that specializes in digital passwords, which surveyed 1,000 people in the United Kingdom, 66 percent of respondents noted they fear losing or being without their phone.
They can use the phone to complete group activities in class by doing a quick search on a topic. Students, subscribing to pleasure principle, will find ways and means to waste their time. There are also serious considerations regarding data security. That is why it is the basic need of a student to stop bringing mobile phones to the college campus, which can be concluded that mobile phones should be banned in college campus. The user should have to maintain discipline and the situation would not be arose. On the other hand a string of incentives such as — free connections, group calling cards, self-payment without interference, atleast at superficial levels, from college , pre-fed numbers for emergencies etc. According to me, this battle is endless, cell phones have their , but no matter how teachers or parents fight the usage of cell phones in schools; students will always find a way of coming with these small gadgets.
Even if teachers do not allow cell phone use in their classrooms, students can become distracted if they receive incoming calls or messages, and phones ringing or vibrating can disrupt class. While it is often easy for teachers to spot and reprimand students that talk in class, cell phone texting is more difficult to punish since it is silent and devices can be concealed under desks. If there is an incident with the potential of being a campus-wide threat, safety officials can issue an alert to all registered users to either evacuate an area or seek shelter elsewhere. Teachers also should not use mobile phones in class as it motivates the students to use mobile phones in class. If the students are not supposed to use mobile phone, this should also be applicable to the staffs. I too personally feel that the mobile phones may be allowed on the campus and might not be allowed in the class rooms. Putting them on a small screen is like the dog that sings: the miracle is that it does so at all.