José A. Bowen, a dean at Southern Methodist University, has challenged his colleagues to teach sans machines. Professors who strip high-tech gear out of their smart classrooms stand the best chance of keeping students engaged, he says.
This Chronicle of Education video drives home the point about making classroom discussion time really count.
"A Professor's Plea: Try Teaching 'Naked'"
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