--A recent survey explored the strategies used by postsecondary students to gather information using Internet-capable cell phones, or smartphones. --Notably, users of iPhone and Android devices are beginning to use new search input tools, such as spoken keywords, geographic location, camera images, and barcode or quick-response code scans. --Most of the student respondents who conducted information searches on these devices understood the need to evaluate the reliability of what they found. --Even though students claim they can read on their smartphones without being distracted, the evidence shows that disruptions did occur in homework sessions and during class time.
- information literacy
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