Collaborative Learning through Creative Video Composition on Distributed User Interfaces

  • Aba-Sah Dadzie
  • Maximilian Müller
  • Aris Alissandrakis
  • Marcelo Milrad
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Educational Technology book series (LNET)


We report two studies that fed into user-centred design for pedagogical and technological scaffolds for social, constructive learning through creative, collaborative, reflective video composition. The studies validated this learning approach and verified the utility and usability of an initial prototype (scaffold) built to support it. However, challenges in interaction with the target technology, multi-touch tabletops, impacted ability to carry out prescribed learning activities. Our findings point to the need to investigate an alternative approach and informed redesign of our scaffolds. We propose coupling of distributed user interfaces, using mobile devices to access large, shared displays, to augment capability to follow our constructive learning process. We discuss also the need to manage recognised challenges to collaboration with a distributed approach.


CSCL Creative video composition Reflective knowledge construction Shared displays Distributed UIs Process support 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aba-Sah Dadzie
    • 1
  • Maximilian Müller
    • 2
  • Aris Alissandrakis
    • 2
  • Marcelo Milrad
    • 2
  1. 1.KMiThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK
  2. 2.Department of Media TechnologyLinnaeus UniversityVäxjöSweden

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