Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find – Wired Campus – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

New research that suggests that taking notes by hand benefits students:

Distractions posed by laptops in the classroom have been a common concern, but new research suggests that even if laptops are used strictly to take notes, typing notes hinders students’ academic performance compared with writing notes on paper with a pen or pencil.

via Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find – Wired Campus – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education.