Professor Encourages Texting In Class

Unlike other educators, a professor at Georgia State University is not trying to stop his students from texting in class. He'd just like them to send text messages to him. David McDonald says his students can text their questions from the back of class, and then their questions will be projected on what looks like a news ticker.

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A professor at Georgia State University is not trying to stop his students from texting in class. He'd just like them to send text messages to him. Professor David McDonald says his students may text their questions from the back of class. The questions will be projected on what looks like a news ticker. Who knows? Maybe one of the text messages will ask Professor McDonald if a student is allowed to raise his or her hand.

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