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Invasion of the Classroom Cell Phones

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

It is one of the most common (and unsettling) occurrences in today’s classrooms—the ringing of a cell phone, often punctuated by some silly tune or sound effect that announces to everyone that a call is coming in. Inevitably, educators say, it happens during an important part of a lecture or discussion, just when a critical point is being made, and suddenly, the “teachable moment” is lost.

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