Students’ use of laptop computers in campus lecture halls has frustrated many college professors who fear that too many students are surfing the web or otherwise not paying attention to their lessons. To combat this problem, some Seton Hall professors have begun using surveillance software to monitor student activity on their laptops during class, reports the Setonian. DyKnow software allows professors to monitor students’ laptop activity during class. The professor downloads the DyKnow software, which allows the professor’s laptop monitor to become a surveillance screen. Other features of DyKnow include student polling and chatting between professor and students. Professor James...

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Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i