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Multi-user Multi-touch Setups for Collaborative Learning in an Educational Setting

  • Jan Schneider
  • Jan Derboven
  • Kris Luyten
  • Chris Vleugels
  • Stijn Bannier
  • Dries De Roeck
  • Mathijs Verstraete
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6240)

Abstract

In educational settings, current digital technologies often work counter-productively because people using them with separation and isolation. This paper describes a set of multi-touch multimedia interaction applications that were especially designed to enhance collaboration between users. We present the underlying framework for creating such applications. Our applications were created for supporting typical collaborative tasks performed by secondary students. We present our findings on the usage of these applications by the users in the settings of a secondary school classroom.

Keywords

CSCL multi-touch screens interaction techniques 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Schneider
    • 1
  • Jan Derboven
    • 2
  • Kris Luyten
    • 1
  • Chris Vleugels
    • 3
  • Stijn Bannier
    • 3
  • Dries De Roeck
    • 2
  • Mathijs Verstraete
    • 2
  1. 1.Expertise Center of Digital MediaHasselt University – tUL – IBBTDiepenbeekBelgium
  2. 2.Centre for User Experience ResearchIBBT - KULeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  3. 3.Studies on Media Information & TelecommunicationIBBT- VUBBrusselsBelgium

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