Overuse of digital tools will impact on student academic perfomance

Mark Bauerlein : Author, educator
Texting, micro-blogging, and overuse of online tools will have a negative effect on student writing and academic performance. When students sit down and compose on a keyboard, they slide into a harried mode of writing. As more kids grow up writing in snatches, and writing poorly, colleges will put more first-year students into remedial courses and businesses will hire more writing coaches for their employees.