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Teaching Political Science to Undergraduates by Laure Paquette

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Introduction

Much has been written about the effect of the Internet on students, sometimes at considerable length (Greenfield, 2014). At the time of this writing, the most recent research shows that having even one other student using the Internet in the room decreases the capacity to concentrate (Sana, 2013). But digital technologies are here to stay. It therefore behooves those working in higher education to make the best of their presence, and a good place to start would be to seek opportunities these technologies present.

The capacity to concentrate is only one of the abilities that have evolved as a result of the electronic revolution. The advent of texting has, for example, provided the impetus for considerable evolution in several ways. ...

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