Friday, June 26, 2015

Nomophobia: Fear of being without an electronic device

Nomophobia is considered an irrational fear of being without an electronic device.

Everyone has at least once in their lives, traveled somewhere and found themselves without an internet connection on their phone. There is an online test to help you determine if you suffer from nomophobia.

Many adults and kids are unable to put away their cell phones without constantly checking it. Students are having their cell phones taken away daily, because of their inability to disconnect from it. What are the implications of this behavior on teaching?

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