Little fingers on the tabletop: A usability evaluation in the kindergarten

@article{Mansor2008LittleFO,
  title={Little fingers on the tabletop: A usability evaluation in the kindergarten},
  author={Evi Indriasari Mansor and Antonella De Angeli and Oscar de Bruijn},
  journal={2008 3rd IEEE International Workshop on Horizontal Interactive Human Computer Systems},
  year={2008},
  pages={93-96}
}
This paper presents selected results from an experimental study designed to compare fantasy play in a virtual and physical setting. Twenty-two children (aged 3 and 4) played in same-sex dyads with a real wooden tree house and its virtual implementation on a DiamondTouch tabletop. The study evinced several problems in the interaction with the tabletop as children often struggled to drag the objects displayed on the surface. An error analysis is presented and results are used to propose… CONTINUE READING