Electronic Devices Introduction

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Perceived Causes and Effects of Using Electronic Devices

Chapter 1


The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We know that education is one of the most fundamental tools for progression. In contrast, we are allowing some students to use electronic devices that may intervene in the learning catch up of the students. Using an electronic device for activities unrelated to the class distracts the student using the device, his/her neighbors, and the professor. It disrespects your classmates and your instructor. And learning suffers. Use of these devices is not solely an individual's choice since it affects the entire group.

This may adverse to any mislead in education or interruption in discussion. Many teachers have taken their action regarding to this problem. But students find their electronic devices as their best friend that’s why it is very hard to comprise with a solution regarding to this problem.

All extraneous devices, including cell phones, blackberries, pagers, or laptops, are not to be used during class unless the professor authorizes their use for a class-related purpose. If the instructor gives permission for the use of a computer for note-taking that is the sole purpose to which they should be put. It is expected that access to the internet will be off during class unless the instructor authorizes it for class-related purposes. For that purpose, the default position for the "kill switch" that controls internet connectivity in classrooms will be off during class time. 

When you are not in class, during breaks between classes or after hours, in the library, or in a study space, you will be able to use these devices and have full access to the network. It is only during class sessions that their use will be limited.

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity....
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