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June 07, 2010

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I believe the benefits of their use outweigh their potential to distract.

Kenneth McLaughlin

Reading your blog on this topic I decided to follow your links and I also searched for the term "The Sesame Street Syndrome". Top of the list in google was this posting in response to the ACM article. I thought you might find it of interest.

Kenneth McLaughlin

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Reading your blog on this topic I decided to follow your links and I also searched for the term "The Sesame Street Syndrome" - http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100413103727AAF3Rb0 Top of the list in google was this http://mfeldstein.com/the_sesame_street_syndrome - in response to the ACM article. I thought you might find it of interest.

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Judy

Thanks for pointing me to this. I must say I agree with the article. Why are non-interactive ectures the default?

Johnathan

I used a laptop in lectures through out my time at university and so did most of my class mates. There were some people who were distracted by it but most did there work. Its getting far more accessible to to get laptops these days, i ended up buying a refurbished laptop for about £150 from http://www.cheaplaptopcompany.co.uk - inexpensive and did the job

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