Evaluation of Content Handling Methods for Tabletop Interface

  • Ryoko Ishido
  • Keigo Kitahara
  • Tomoo Inoue
  • Ken-ichi Okada
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4551)


We focused on face-to-face collaborative learning in a classroom using spatio-temporal contents, which is typically conducted after outdoor class in an elementary school. We have developed a tangible collaborative learning support system that uses physical objects and associating spatio-temporal contents. We have implemented a few methods to handle these contents. Two experiments were conducted to confirm that better information accessibility was provided by the system than conventional pen and paper method.


CSCL TUI tabletop physical objects 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryoko Ishido
    • 1
  • Keigo Kitahara
    • 1
  • Tomoo Inoue
    • 2
  • Ken-ichi Okada
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Science and Technology, Keio University 
  2. 2.Graduate School of Library, Information and Media Studies, University of Tsukuba 

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