Record Details

Catalog Search

Search Results Showing Item 1 of 1

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library QA 76.59 .S63 2013 30775305463813 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737763423 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0737763426 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780737763430 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0737763434 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    204 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-193) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ch. 1 What are the benefits of smartphones? : Smartphones are transforming daily life / Richard Fisher -- Smartphones are becoming too complex / Debra Littlejohn Shinder -- Help! My smartphone is making me dumb - or maybe not / Brian X. Chen -- Smartphones are a distraction / Joe Golton -- Smartphones will benefit classroom learning / Elliot Solowya, interviewed by David Nagel -- Smartphones do not benefit classroom learning / Maclean's.
Summary, etc.: "Opposing Viewpoints: Smartphones: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Subject: Mobile computing
Smartphones Social aspects
Pocket computers Social aspects

Syndetic Solutions - Summary for ISBN Number 9780737763423
by Espejo, Roman (Editor)
Rate this title:
vote data
Click an element below to view details:



This essential volume discusses smartphone ownership including the benefits and privacy risks. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. Across four chapters, essays debate the benefits of smartphones, who really owns and uses them, whether they have privacy risks, and what the future may bring. Essay sources include Debra Littlejohn Shinder, Brian X. Chen, Jamilah King, Yukari Iwatani Kane, and The Economist.
Search Results Showing Item 1 of 1

Additional Resources