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Pen and paper beats computers

Students continue to use pen and paper alongside keyboards and screens

A 10-nation study of student’s use of paper and screen technology led by Jane Vincent of Digital World, has been featured in The Times Higher Education supplement. A related article appeared in University World News

The study showed that students in 10 different countries continue to use pen and paper for notetaking and printed books for reading, alongside digital resources on smartphones, tablets and computers for learning.  Further details of the study are here