MathSketch: Designing a Dynamic Whiteboard for Instructional

Christian Grossauer, Florian Perteneder, Michael Haller, Jagoda Walny, John Brosz, Anthony Tang, Sheelagh Carpendale

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Abstract

Traditional whiteboards are a common medium for mathematics education, and are particularly suited to the high school and college level where conceptual understanding of the subject matter is emphasized above procedural understanding. Although considerable work has been done to apply sketch - based interaction to ma thematics learning, very few have addressed this from the perspective of teaching mathematics in a conventional classroom environment. We provide a set of design considerations for dynamic whiteboards in instructional contexts and present an embodiment of these considerations in our prototype, MathSketch.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the SIGCHI Workshop on Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology (EIST)
PublisherACM Press
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2012
EventACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012) - Austin, Texas, United States
Duration: 5 May 201210 May 2012
http://chi2012.acm.org/

Conference

ConferenceACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012)
CountryUnited States
CityAustin, Texas
Period05.05.201210.05.2012
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