CoAEMSP Sample ProgramPolicies and ProceduresCELL PHONES, PAGERS, ANDELECTRONICSTo eliminate distractions in theclassroom the following policywill be followed by all studentsenrolled in the EmergencyMedical Services Program.
CoAEMSP Sample ProgramPolicies and ProceduresCell phones are NOT to be used in theclassroom, laboratory or clinical areas, orin hallways and common areas of thecollege.This includes use as a phone, textmessaging device, music player, voicerecorder, camera, video camera, or anyother function which distracts the studentfrom learning in class or disrupts others atany time.This policy is not limited to devices sold asa cell phone. Any electronic devicewhich meets the spirit of this policy isincluded.
Phone Addiction“Most college studentsare not just unwilling, butfunctionally unable, tobe without their medialinks to the world,”University of Maryland concludedNewsweek Magazine, July 9, 2012. Is the Web Driving us Mad?