SAGE Journal Articles
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Article 1: Gingerich, A. C., & Lineweaver, T. T. (2014). OMG! Texting in class = U Fail :( Empirical evidence that text messaging during class disrupts comprehension. Teaching of Psychology, 41(1), 44-51. doi: 10.1177/0098628313514177
- An empirical study revealing that, indeed, texting during lecture reduces comprehension.
- Identify the main research question.
- What conditions were compared in the pilot study, Experiment 1, and in Experiment 2? Why was each subsequent experiment performed – how did it improve on or extend the previous one(s)?
- Describe the main results of the study. Were there any results that surprised you, and how so?
- How aware do you think you are of your own learning when you are multi-tasking?