Google Glass as a learning tool: sharing evaluation results for the role of optical head mounted displays in education

Dafoulas, George, Maia, Cristiano Cardoso and Tsiakara, Ariadni (2018) Google Glass as a learning tool: sharing evaluation results for the role of optical head mounted displays in education. In: 12th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction, 18-20 July 2018, Madrid, Spain.

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Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the findings from an evaluation of the role of Google Glass in education over the past three years. The authors have experimented with Optical Head Mounted Displays as a support tool for various learning activities over the past few years. The study described in the paper commenced back in 2014 and continued despite the fact that the development of the Google Glass technology was paused and then shifted towards enterprise clientele. This was a result of our confidence that the future of learning interfaces is aligned to the proliferation of augmented reality and the fact that the Google Glass interface offers an ideal tool for learners due to its light structure and seamless wearing experience. The paper discusses how Google Glass has been used for a range of learning activities and describes the learners’ experiences from using the device. The main contribution of the paper is in the form of measuring the success of the specific interface by sharing the results of three years of evaluations. The evaluation results are further analysed taking under consideration a number of profiling techniques of the learners involved including their personality type and learning style.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > Intelligent Environments group
Item ID: 24622
Notes on copyright: Published version made available in this repository (http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/) with permission of IADIS under terms of a creative commons licence, namely attribution-noncommercial-noderivatives
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Depositing User: Cristiano Maia
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2018 11:18
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2019 23:06
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/24622

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