10/09/2009

Texting and Mobile Phone Addiction Disruptive to Teenage Learning

Research conducted by Cranfield School of Management reveals addiction to mobile phones and internet has a disruptive effect on teenage learning.

 

Primarily, the study revealed, "over 39.3% of 11-18 year olds surveyed admitted that text shortcuts damaged the quality of their written English, particularly in terms of spelling".

 

Not only that, students ignored school restrictions and used mobile phones frequently and majority make calls from the toilets.

 

Cambridge based Sigel Press has published the results of the study as an electronic whitepaper