The Application of Eye Tracking in Education

  • Yuyang SunEmail author
  • Qingzhong Li
  • Honggen Zhang
  • Jiancheng Zou
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 82)


The application of emerging information technologies to traditional teaching methods can not only enhance the value of technologies, but also improve the teaching progress and integrate different fields in education with efficiency. 3D printing, virtual reality and eye tracking technology have been found more and more applications in education recently. In this paper, through the improvement of eye tracking algorithm, we developed an education software package based on eye tracking technology. By analyzing the students’ eye movement data, teachers are able to improve the teaching quality by improving the teaching framework. Students can also focus on their own interests more to develop a reasonable learning plan. The application of eye tracking technology in the field of education has a great potential to promote the application of technology and to improve the educational standards.


Eye tracking Education Software 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuyang Sun
    • 1
    Email author
  • Qingzhong Li
    • 1
  • Honggen Zhang
    • 2
  • Jiancheng Zou
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mathematical SciencesCapital Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Image Processing and Pattern RecognitionNorth China University of TechnologyBeijingChina

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