Managing Distraction and Attention in Diverse Cohorts: 21st Century Challenges to Law Student Engagement

  • Anne Matthew Queensland University of Technology

Abstract

It is imperative that we consider the use of current and emerging technologies in terms of the nature of our learners, the physical environment of the lecture theatre, and how technology may help to support appropriate pedagogies that facilitate the capturing of student attention in active engaging learning experiences. It is argued that a re-evaluation of pedagogy is required to address the tech-savy traits of the 21st century law student and the extent to which their mobile devices are capable of not only distracting them from learning but also enhancing face-to-face learning experiences.

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Published
May 7, 2012
How to Cite
MATTHEW, Anne. Managing Distraction and Attention in Diverse Cohorts: 21st Century Challenges to Law Student Engagement. QUT Law Review, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 45-65, may 2012. ISSN 2201-7275. Available at: <https://lr.law.qut.edu.au/article/view/229>. Date accessed: 17 july 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.5204/qutlr.v12i1.229.
Section
Articles - General Issue

Keywords

student engagement; engaging learning experiences; face-to-face learning; blended learning experiences; integrated learning technologies