Designing smarter touch-based interfaces for educational contexts

  title={Designing smarter touch-based interfaces for educational contexts},
  author={Lisa Anthony and Quincy Brown and Berthel Tate and Jaye Nias and Robin Brewer and Germaine Irwin},
  journal={Personal and Ubiquitous Computing},
In next-generation classrooms and educational environments, interactive technologies such as surface computing, natural gesture interfaces, and mobile devices will enable new means of motivating and engaging students in active learning. Our foundational studies provide a corpus of over 10,000 touch interactions and nearly 7,000 gestures collected from nearly 70 adults and children aged 7 years and above, which can help us understand the characteristics of children’s interactions in these… CONTINUE READING

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