During boring classes, texting is the new doodling
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — When his professors drone, Dan Kautz whips out his phone.
Kautz, a senior at Wilkes University, might send a text message to someone across the room — "I can't wait to get out of here" — or make plans with his roommates. He's become so adept at texting during class that he can tap out a message without even looking at the screen, making it appear as if he's paying attention to the instructor when he's really chatting with his girlfriend.
"Every single person I know texts in class at least occasionally," said Kautz, a communications studies major from Pelham,...