Educational Interfaces, Software and Technology: 3rd Workshop on UI Technologies and Educational Pedagogy

AuthorTse, Edward; Marentette, Lynn; Ahmed, Syed Ishtiaque; Thayer, Alex; Huber, Jochen; Kim, Si Jung; Brown, Quincy; Mühlhäuser, Max
TypeConference Proceedings
AbstractOne of the primary goals of teaching is to prepare learners for life in the real world. In this ever changing world of technologies such as mobile interaction, cloud computing, natural user interfaces, and gestural interfaces like the Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Kinect people have a greater selection of tools for the task at hand. Teachers and students can leverage these tools to improve learning outcomes. Educational interfaces and software are needed to ensure that new technologies serve a clear purpose in the classrooms and homes of the future. Since teachers are always looking for creative ways to engage 21st century learners there needs to be an academic venue for researchers to discuss novel educational tools and their role in improving learning outcomes. This workshop aims at filling this void: combining the pedagogical expertise of the cooperative learning, and learning sciences communities with the technical creativity of the CHI, UIST and interactive surface communities. The objective of this workshop is to become a conference within two years.
Conference30th ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
InCHI EA '12: CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p.2691-2694