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ERIC Number: EJ1097091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Apr
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1941-3394
Classroom Antics: Fun with a Purpose
Deviney, David E.; Crawford, John; Elder, Kevin L.
Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, v10 Apr 2013
Student attention and engagement in the classroom is an ongoing problem that has generated a considerable amount of press in recent years. Some studies report that student attention begins to fade within 10-18 minutes (Weimer, 2009). While the statistics related to how long students stay attentive and engaged has been questioned (Wilson & Korn, 2007), most faculty will not argue that student attention and engagement can be a significant problem in the college classroom. The question then becomes, "how do we keep students attentive and engaged in course material?" This paper attempts to provide some of the solutions the authors use. It does not attempt to answer the complete question on student attention and engagement.
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Language: English
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