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CRaSh-ing into HCI

  • Janet C Read
  • Matthew Horton
  • Gavin Sim
  • Emanuela Mazzone
Part of the IFIP – International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 289)

This paper describes a novel classroom based project that looked at methods for sharing the contributions of students during activities in undergraduate classes. Initially intended for HCI students, the CRaSh product has wide applicability for creative use of class time and for inspiring students in their design work. The method employed was a prototype interface that allowed the sharing of digitally ink based content by uploading this content to a secure website. Encouraging shared learning, the project focuses on the creation, completion and management of worksheets for students. This paper describes the design of the prototype and explores the ethical and legal discussions associated with this sort of product.

Keywords

Human Computer Interaction Student Engagement Small Group Work Prototype Application Lecture Room 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing, Engineering and Physical SciencesUniversity of Central LancashirePrestonEngland

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