Measurement of Hand Raising Actions to Support Students’ Active Participation in Class

  • Ryuji Kawabe
  • Michiya Yamamoto
  • Saizo Aoyagi
  • Tomio Watanabe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8521)


In recent years, teachers have been making an effort to improve positivity in students’ participation in class. However, this can be difficult because active participation depends on both communication skills and classroom atmosphere. In this study, we focus on hand-raising motions, which play an important role in interaction. Based on this, we measured and analyzed hand-raising motions in various situations.


embodied interaction education support hand raising motion analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryuji Kawabe
    • 1
  • Michiya Yamamoto
    • 1
  • Saizo Aoyagi
    • 2
  • Tomio Watanabe
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Science and TechnologyKwansei Gakuin UniversitySandaJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Maritime SciencesKobe UniversityKobeJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of Computer Science and System EngineeringOkayama Prefectural UniversitySojaJapan

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