Friday, December 13, 2013

Research Blog #10


            Is technology making the students of today more proficient or is the intelligence of students today suffering? The idea of technology has long been debated on whether it is hurting or helping young adults of today. As there is more and more different technological devices developed, some students are using them for the wrong purposes, and it is taking the attention away from other important aspects of their education. There are many aspects that both support technology as an aid for educating, but also elements that surely inhibit and negatively affect the students of today.

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