We are evolving into techno sapiens.
Take a look around campus and it’s easy to see: students immersing themselves in virtual worlds the size of their palm, and faculty carrying years of research in a tablet thinner than any book they’ve ever read.
We have everything we need at our fingertips — or do we? The electronic tools we use today are as world-changing as the wheel, the printing press and the light bulb, but unlike those inventions, modern technology is evolving at an exponential pace. How it’s harnessed will determine how students learn and faculty teach in coming decades.
Whenever people text during a lecture, search for academic sources …