Computer Multitasking in the Classroom: Reduced Learning versus Modern Living

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Computer Multitasking in the Classroom: Reduced Learning versus Modern Living. / Hertzum, Morten; Björneborn, Lennart.

In: interactions, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2020, p. 66-70.

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Harvard

Hertzum, M & Björneborn, L 2020, 'Computer Multitasking in the Classroom: Reduced Learning versus Modern Living', interactions, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 66-70. https://doi.org/10.1145/3381022

APA

Hertzum, M., & Björneborn, L. (2020). Computer Multitasking in the Classroom: Reduced Learning versus Modern Living. interactions, 27(2), 66-70. https://doi.org/10.1145/3381022

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Hertzum M, Björneborn L. Computer Multitasking in the Classroom: Reduced Learning versus Modern Living. interactions. 2020;27(2):66-70. https://doi.org/10.1145/3381022

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Hertzum, Morten ; Björneborn, Lennart. / Computer Multitasking in the Classroom: Reduced Learning versus Modern Living. In: interactions. 2020 ; Vol. 27, No. 2. pp. 66-70.

Bibtex

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