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ERIC Number: EJ1052846
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-1942-2504
Can "Withitness Skills" Be Applied to Teaching with Laptops?
McDaniel, Larry; Jackson, Allen; Gaudet, Laura; Shim, Andrew
American Journal of Business Education, v2 n4 p81-85 2009
It may amaze those in education that in this age of technology and computers, how basic concepts of classroom teaching are similar or even more important than they were 40 years ago when Kounin first defined withitness elements. New challenges, related to laptop Internet instruction, require instructors to develop "withitness" skills and situational awareness as they compete with computers for students' attention and class participation. "Withitness" skills may be needed when teaching students in classrooms with laptops connected to the Internet.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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