The Effects of Smartphones Smartphones are useful and have drastically changed peoples lives, however, more attention needs to be focused on the negative effects smartphones have caused the population. People in this generation have gotten so caught up with their smartphone; being so addicted to the screen, never loosing sight of it. Not only are smartphones a huge distraction from the important things in life, but they have also made it harder for people to communicate with each other. To most people, smartphones are their main source of communication, not realizing that smartphones are making them more detached to the idea of coexisting with one another and communicating with real people in their lives. Even students in school have been
“The use of audio books in the classroom has definitely raised my students’ interest in reading, and when used in conjunction with written texts, the level of engagement with the reading process is markedly increased.” (Watkins, 2007) Internet, computers, tablets, and other associated electronic devices have been creating numberless useful writing skills for today 's learners to improve their writing abilities in educational lives. Compared to the students of past generation writing their essays on paper which was inconvenient to edit the work, technologies help modern students revise their writing, and check for the spelling, which make teens promote their writing. Different types of mass media and digital devices expand students’ learning experiences and help them explore the relationships between their ideas/ opinions and knowledge. Besides improving students’ reading and writing skills, technology more positive influence on learners, such as “giving student more control over their own learning processes, increasing collaboration among students, increasing Jung 4 interest in, and time spent, writing, improving self-confidence, enhancing
Gaining an attention was easier by taking an audacious move and introduces themselves, but with smartphone it is simple and easy through online chat group. For example, a survey conducted that “7% of cell owners say that their phone makes it ‘a lot’ harder to give people their undivided attention” (Smith). Several people cannot interact with new people because of checking their smartphone and talking to someone on the phone occasionally. Because of that, it limits their communication and confidence with other people to gain an interest with that person which lowers their interest on that person. Although people have a hard time interacting with strangers by getting their attention, several people put themselves at a risk where they experience neck ache in the future by leaning their head down to look at their smartphone without taking breaks and
Grammar and proper spelling was once taught greatly in schools but as typing became a new staple in schools way of teaching writing ... ... middle of paper ... ...oud) is acceptable. Word such as lol (laugh out loud), brb (be right back), omg (oh my god) are now in our vocabulary. These words have become so popular and widely excepted. That they are now words people use in conversations outside of text and in face to face conversations. Texting has replaced talking for people find it easier and a faster way to communicate.
Many people today relay on spell check to correct spelling errors. This is making it easier to misspell words on our own and relaying on something else to fix it. Even though spell check does correct our spelling errors, it does not help with grammar, which does not improve our writing skills. While texting many times words are shorted and slan... ... middle of paper ... ...o for schools and other places to get information around fast. Social media has taking the advantages of texting and made use of them in there own way.
If the teenagers in this situation had cell phones then this would not be a very big problem, they could just call and get help right away. Cell phones can have a positive and negative influence on teens; I believe they are
Steven Spielberg once said, “Technology can be our best friend, yet it can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, and to imagine something wonderful.” Spielberg’s quote directly applies to today’s generation as the advancements of technology continue to impact society. More specifically, as producers continue to advance and improve cell phones, these devices become more and more popular and high in demand. While avid cell phone users rely heavily on their devices, many of these users may not be aware of the possibilities too much cell phone use can cause. The increasing popularity and demand for the cell phone, has resulted in several negative outcomes such as death, less face-to-face interaction, and unnecessary expenses.
Should People Use a Smartphone? The advent of mobile phones has squeezed this large world and brought it into the palm of a human being. People can use their smartphone for many purposes such as business, communication, and entertainment. However, people have always been debating about a smartphone’s disadvantages. Many people disagree with using a smartphone today because it will interrupt their job, studying, and life.
“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity" (Einstein). For years now, technology has been taking our world by storm. Like most other technological advances, the cell phone has made life easier by connecting people from all across the globe. But the cell phone has also become a nuisance, now that there are countless applications at your fingertips. With all this high-tech data in one small device, students should not be allowed to use their phones during the school day because they are distracting, promote cheating, and can encourage theft.
Do you think cell phones are good or bad in our lives today? They can have a positive and negative impact on your life. A positive impact is that they are good if you have an emergency. Another positive thing would be keeping in touch with all of your friends and family. They are bad because a lot of people spend way too much time on them.