Date of Award

Fall 12-15-2022

Document Type

Project (696 or 796 registration)

Degree Name

Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction


Graduate Studies

Committee Chair

Michael Coquyt


This study investigated the impact, both academic and emotional, of phone use on tenth through twelfth grade students in a high school Advanced Algebra class. The research was carried out through comparing quizzes and the unit test scores from the second unit of the school year. The scores were compared between classes that had access to their phones and those that were required to place their phone in a holder at the start of each class period throughout the unit. The researcher also had students fill out two surveys to see how they felt the impact of not having their phones for their emotional capacity and stamina for in-class work.

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