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ERIC Number: EJ901229
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1962
Continuous Partial Attention: Reconsidering the Role of Online Learning in the Age of Interruption
Rose, Ellen
Educational Technology, v50 n4 p41-46 Jul-Aug 2010
"Continuous partial attention" is a term that was coined in the late 1990s, to describe the increasingly dispersed nature of attention in online environments. The purpose of this article is to describe the concept, discuss its implications for online learning, and propose a new agenda for research in what has been called "the Age of Interruption."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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