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Are laptop notes any different than the traditional handwritten notes Is the use of technology in the classroom an effective method to teach students Many studies have been conducted in relation to the method used to record notes These studies have come to show that hand written notes are more effective and there are several reasons for this Studies also show that using technology in a classroom is helpful to get students to think critically This paper will focus on the use of technology in the classroom setting In addition this paper will also highlight the reasons that notes should only be taken by hand in comparison to notes taken using technology such as laptops and tabletsTechnology has become an essential tool in the world of learning Technology is being used to facilitate the learning process for the learners The idea behind technology is to make it a tool to a person therefore it is a device with programmed knowledge This technology is often used while training or teaching students When I think back to my learning experiences that took place in a classroom more than not there was always a technological component that was used in the classroom This was often a projector used with a computer the projector would display slides and notes to the students and would be more animated than if it were blackboard notes A study done showed that students would have better critical thinking skills when technology was used in the classroom as a learning tool Vidoni Maddux 2002 On the other hand this does not mean students should take notes on a laptop instead of the traditional pen and paper way From my own experience having used both methods I can conclude that writing by hand is the most effective way I found that writing by hand obliged me to quickly summarize what the teachers notes
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