REPERCUSSIONS OF DIGITAL DISTRACTION AMONG CURRENT GENERATION STUDENTS: A CRITICAL REVIEW
Keywords:Digital Distraction, Current Generation Students, Digital Natives, Technology, Repercussions, Consequences.
The tendency of the students to get distracted is not a new concept. It has been a matter of concern since ages. The sources of distraction among students are varied and are found to vary across generations. Technology and current generation inhabitants are inseparable. In fact, technology has gradually gained the status of a constant companion for the current generation inhabitants. The version is significantly valuable when it comes to the student life. But keeping in view the very tendency of the current generation students, to get easily distracted consequent to a multitude of factors, distraction caused by the strong affiliation with technology and the digital connect has emerged as an area of concern. Multiple studies portray the positives associated with the advent of technology and its allied products. But, pondering over the associated negative consequences with special reference to current generation students is also not something to avoid. This paper is an effort to gain an insight into the effects of digital distraction among the current generation student population, as projected by various researchers.