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The Role of Tangible Interfaces in Enhancing Children’s Engagement in Learning

Rante, Hestiasari; Lund, Michael; Cáliz, Doris

This paper presents the results of an exploratory study in which the authors investigated the impact of tangible interface used by children at the elementary school level. Exploration of the viability of graphics tablet and the pen tool was conducted by investigating the children's ease in acclimating to the technology and the effectiveness in engaging them to complete some tasks. Several children were invited to a workshop where they learned and played BatiKids, a game-based learning developed to support children in learning the process of making Indonesian hand-written batik. The qualitative analysis based on the notes and video recording taken on the field observational, and the responses to interview questions to the participants. The results show the main findings and discuss the design implications for a tangible interface in the context of BatiKids.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000083793
Veröffentlicht am 06.07.2018
DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201816401013
Zitationen: 2
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Telematik (TM)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2261-236X
KITopen-ID: 1000083793
Erschienen in 3rd International Conference on Electrical Systems, Technology and Information, ICESTI 2017; Mercure Bali HarvestlandDenpasar, Bali; Indonesia; 26 September 2017 through 29 September 2017. Ed.: E. Alasaarela
Verlag EDP Sciences, Les Ulis
Seiten Art.Nr. 01013
Serie MATEC Web of Conferences ; 164
Schlagworte BatiKids, children, tangible interface, user interface
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