Posts Tagged ‘ Class ’

Facebook slightly worse for GPA than coma, study shows

Facebook slightly worse for GPA than coma, study shows

A new study published this week by researchers at the University of Arizona shows that students engaged in mild-to-moderate coma fare better on exams than students who frequently access their Facebook accounts. "I'm not surprised," said Arizona sophomore Paul Xiao during a break from clicking through his ex-girlfriend's latest photo album. "Every time I...

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Researchers shocked to discover they cannot teach

Researchers shocked to discover they cannot teach

The study, conducted by Emory University professor Carla Hoffman, scrutinized hundreds of classes at nationally-recognized schools including Princeton University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While the study consistently showed that social skills and enthusiasm had a much greater impact on teaching ability than the conferment of lavishly-decorated paper...

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Students can’t focus, blame LearnLink

Students can’t focus, blame LearnLink

LearnLink, the communication and e-mail software connecting students and faculty, has become the scapegoat for Emory students struggling with declining productivity, supposedly causing massive disruptions throughout the day and extending the time required to complete homework by as much as 300%.

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