“Students have told us that eMail is still valuable–mainly for storing and transmitting documents and for communication with adults,” said Julie Evans, chief executive officer of the nonprofit group NetDay. “IM is more valuable to them because it is instant, and they can speak with multiple people at the same time. I believe that this highlights a greater sophistication in student tech use–and a trend for us to watch.” –For students, eMail already is outdated (eSchool News Online)
A few weeks ago, a student said to me in passing, “I only use e-mail to talk to my professors.”
That made me start thinking.