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SmartStudentsUniversity Students and Smartphones<br />By Georgina Goldring<br />Image: heartbreaker - flickr<br />
In a survey done last year at Ball State University, it was found that: of5,500students, 49%owned smartphones, up 27% sinc...
“No matter which way you look at it,one cannot denythe rising popularity of smartphones.”- Valerie Quintana<br />Image: di...
Why do studentschoosesmartphones? Increased convenience, increased accessibility, solidarity, fear of being ostracized by ...
Students are not only using their smartphones to socialize and stay connected…<br />Image: LululemonAthletica - flickr<br />
most students additionally, use their smartphoneas an alarm clock,calendar,radioandgrocery list.<br />Image: AlexandreBerb...
For a student, a smartphone “is integral to [their] daily routine and even an important diagnostic tool[they] will rely on...
Students also use their smartphones for entertainment during class.<br />Image: Pistois Drawn - flickr<br />
“Yes, we are playing games on it now and taking video calls on it now but in three years what is it going to be used for?”...
Students are already beginning to use their smartphones to assist them with schoolwork. <br />Image: justmakeit- flickr<br />
Convert, Quick Graph, Wolfram Alpha, Cliffnotes, and Google Sky Map are all examples of apps a university student may use ...
“The mobile device isn’t just for communication; it’s for edification” - Frank Lowney<br />Image: JTaqi- flickr<br />
Though smartphones can be very helpful for students, they can also be detrimental…<br />Image: SamadJee - flickr<br />
In fact, A study taken which focused on young people aged 17-23 in ten countries around the world found that 79 per cent o...
“Students suffer from withdrawal symptoms that may rival those of smokers or even drug addicts”- James Deruvo<br />Image: ...
One student involved in the study stated, “I am an addict. I don’t need alcohol, cocaine or any other derailing form of so...
“Media is my drug; without it I was lost.”<br />Image: Ratranch- flickr<br />
“Just like any other tool, tools are amoral, they can be used for good or evil.”- Frank Lowney<br />Image: Chris Bacarella...
As of right now, thebenefits of smartphonesare far greater than the detriments for students.<br />Image: K.M.K- flickr<br />
References<br />http://androidcommunity.com/most-students-suffer-from-smartphone-withdrawl-study-finds-20110408/<br />http...
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  1. 1. SmartStudentsUniversity Students and Smartphones<br />By Georgina Goldring<br />Image: heartbreaker - flickr<br />
  2. 2. In a survey done last year at Ball State University, it was found that: of5,500students, 49%owned smartphones, up 27% since 2009. The most popular device was the Iphone.<br />Image: manganite - flickr<br />
  3. 3. “No matter which way you look at it,one cannot denythe rising popularity of smartphones.”- Valerie Quintana<br />Image: digipedia - flickr<br />
  4. 4. Why do studentschoosesmartphones? Increased convenience, increased accessibility, solidarity, fear of being ostracized by friend group, and many other reasons…<br />Image: Denis Diversivic - flickr<br />
  5. 5. Students are not only using their smartphones to socialize and stay connected…<br />Image: LululemonAthletica - flickr<br />
  6. 6. most students additionally, use their smartphoneas an alarm clock,calendar,radioandgrocery list.<br />Image: AlexandreBerbe- flickr<br />
  7. 7. For a student, a smartphone “is integral to [their] daily routine and even an important diagnostic tool[they] will rely on throughout the day”- Rebecca Burns<br />Image: Johan Larrsson- flickr<br />
  8. 8. Students also use their smartphones for entertainment during class.<br />Image: Pistois Drawn - flickr<br />
  9. 9. “Yes, we are playing games on it now and taking video calls on it now but in three years what is it going to be used for?”- Scott Wofford<br />Image: LGEPR- flickr<br />
  10. 10. Students are already beginning to use their smartphones to assist them with schoolwork. <br />Image: justmakeit- flickr<br />
  11. 11. Convert, Quick Graph, Wolfram Alpha, Cliffnotes, and Google Sky Map are all examples of apps a university student may use when doing their homework. <br />Image: Ash Matadeen - flickr<br />
  12. 12. “The mobile device isn’t just for communication; it’s for edification” - Frank Lowney<br />Image: JTaqi- flickr<br />
  13. 13. Though smartphones can be very helpful for students, they can also be detrimental…<br />Image: SamadJee - flickr<br />
  14. 14. In fact, A study taken which focused on young people aged 17-23 in ten countries around the world found that 79 per cent of students who volunteered for a complete social media blackout experienced reactions ranging from distress to confusion and isolation. <br />Image: Bernard Goldbach - flickr<br />
  15. 15. “Students suffer from withdrawal symptoms that may rival those of smokers or even drug addicts”- James Deruvo<br />Image: Johan Larsson - flickr<br />
  16. 16. One student involved in the study stated, “I am an addict. I don’t need alcohol, cocaine or any other derailing form of social depravity…”<br />Image: Hello Turkey Toe - flickr<br />
  17. 17. “Media is my drug; without it I was lost.”<br />Image: Ratranch- flickr<br />
  18. 18. “Just like any other tool, tools are amoral, they can be used for good or evil.”- Frank Lowney<br />Image: Chris Bacarella- flickr<br />
  19. 19. As of right now, thebenefits of smartphonesare far greater than the detriments for students.<br />Image: K.M.K- flickr<br />
  20. 20. References<br />http://androidcommunity.com/most-students-suffer-from-smartphone-withdrawl-study-finds-20110408/<br />http://jou2100.wordpress.com/2011/04/29/smartphones-a-growing-trend-among-college-students/<br />http://theactiveclass.com/2010/03/25/disruptive-technology-students-their-smartphones/<br />http://www.brighthand.com/default.asp?newsID=17717&news=College+Students+Smartphones<br />http://www.gcsunade.com/2011/01/27/smartphones-aid-college-students/<br />Image: confusedtwenty- flickr<br />
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