Multi-tasking in the age of new media

Posted by Charlie on 28 October, 2010

Level – Intermediate and above

This week’s activities:

  • Comparing how much time students spend using media and communications
  • Guessing figures media usage in the UK, and scanning an article on this topic
  • Reading an article about multitasking
  • Guessing the frequency of words taken from the article
  • Discussing questions arising from the article

Related Websites

Send your students to these websites, or just take a look yourself. Please be patient while these pages load – they are worth the wait!

http://www.ofcom.org.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_multitasking#Popular_Commentary_
on_Practical_Multitasking

http://www.metro.co.uk/tech/838973-facebook-and-google-may-make-you-more-stupid
http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2006/12/10/10-tips-for-time-management-
in-a-multitasking-world/

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