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Learning through shared note-taking visualisations in the classroom

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Kaminski, B and Wasinger, R and Norris, K and Zehntner, C and Xu, S and Chinthammit, W and Duh, B, Learning through shared note-taking visualisations in the classroom, Proceedings of the 28th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI 2016), 29 November - 2 December 2016, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 576-580. ISBN 978-1-4503-4618-4 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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DOI: doi:10.1145/3010915.3010970

Abstract

School classrooms are seeing an emergence of ubiquitous display technology in the form of devices like personal laptops and shared classroom displays. These devices form a solid foundation for technology-assisted collaborative learning. We present a field experiment (N = 66) that investigates whether a shared wall display that provides real-time note-taking visualisations is able to increase student interaction and learning/information retention. We compare this first experiment condition of laptops and a shared-display (C1) to the use of just pen and paper (C2) and just a laptop (C3). Our results from a between-subjects study with high school students indicates that interaction is significantly increased in condition C1 compared to C2 and C3, and that student learning favours C2 and C1 over C3. This indicates that although technology can be used to enhance learning, personal laptops are not by themselves a precursor to increased learning, and that consideration is needed for whole-of-classroom solutions in order to enhance student interaction and learning.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:shared note-taking visualisations, multiple displays, information visualisation, digital technologies, enhanced methods of teaching and learning
Research Division:Information and Computing Sciences
Research Group:Information Systems
Research Field:Computer-Human Interaction
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and Instruction
Objective Field:Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Author:Kaminski, B (Miss Bridgette Kaminski)
Author:Wasinger, R (Dr Rainer Wasinger)
Author:Norris, K (Dr Kimberley Norris)
Author:Zehntner, C (Mr Chris Zehntner)
Author:Xu, S (Dr Shuxiang Xu)
Author:Chinthammit, W (Dr Winyu Chinthammit)
Author:Duh, B (Professor Henry Duh)
ID Code:111815
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Computing and Information Systems
Deposited On:2016-10-09
Last Modified:2017-11-20
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