The Effects of Banning Smartphone Use During Lectures in High Schools : An explanatory case study
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Original versionPrasomwong, T. (2021) The Effects of Banning Smartphone Use During Lectures in High Schools : An explanatory case study (Master's thesis). University of Agder, Kristiansand.
Research context–During the last decade, smartphonehas become an integral part of our lives. It is undeniable that the smartphone has impacted almost every aspect of our lives, and education is no exception. Banning smartphone use is one of the measures that has been implemented in high school to manage excessive smartphone use among students. Developing an appropriate policy to manage smartphone use during lectures can be a difficult task, because it can have a positive impact on their attention and academic performance, while also having a negative impact on their behavior and mentality. Purpose-This study addresses the issue regarding smartphone addiction among students in high schools. The purpose of this study is to identify how banning students from using their smartphones during lectures affects their behavior and mentality.
Master's thesis in Information systems (IS501)