Experimental findings on collaborative interactions in a co-located environment

Norlaila Hussain, Oscar DeBruijn, Zainuddin Hassan

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Abstract

This paper reports on the preliminary findings of an ongoing research on computer-supported collaborative design. A preliminary experiment was conducted to explore how groups of students collaborated in a colocated environment using a personal computer and around a conventional table. The observations of the experiment were on students' learning achievement, preference, and collaborative interactions using the two different types of interfaces. In this report, we discussed our findings on the collaborative interactions among the participants. The observations provide useful insights on how the application for an interactive tabletop should be designed to facilitate the co-ordination of co-located collaborative activity without disrupting the existing patterns of interactions. © 2005 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 3rd International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, ICITA 2005|Proc. Int. Conf. Info. Technol. Applic.
Pages242-245
Number of pages3
VolumeII
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Event3rd International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, ICITA 2005 - Sydney
Duration: 1 Jul 2005 → …

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, ICITA 2005
CitySydney
Period1/07/05 → …

Keywords

  • Collaborative interactions
  • Computer-supported collaborative work
  • Interactive tabletop

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