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How Texting and IMing Helps Introverted Teens

How Texting and IMing Helps Introverted Teens | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it
There is plenty of grumbling about how social media — texting in particular — may be harming children's social and intellectual development.

 

But a new study suggests that constant IM’ing and texting among teens may also provide benefits, particularly for those who are introverted.

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Study: Text-messaging increases course-related interactions

Study: Text-messaging increases course-related interactions | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"The importance and prevalence of text messaging is certainly undeniable. This 2008 study placed the monthly volume at over 75 billion. But where does it fit into academia? This Spring 2011 study, 'Using Text-Messaging in the Secondary Classroom', conducted by two professors at Bellarmine University, found text-messaging to be beneficial for increasing course-related interaction. Students liked the versatility that mobile phones and text-messaging provide, enabling them to access course materials and communicate with peers and teachers while riding on the bus, waiting to be picked up, or during other ‘down’ time."


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RapidSMS: Saving a life in 160 characters

RapidSMS: Saving a life in 160 characters | Mobile Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Mobile phones and simple text messages are being used to tackle everything from food shortages to childhood HIV across Africa.

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