Share Paper: Development of a Skill Practice Management System (PMS) for Learning Japanese Traditional Craft Tools by Using Smartphones

  1. Shota Itagaki, Miyagi University of Education :Technology Education, Japan
  2. Akinobu Ando, Miyagi University of Education :Technology Education, Japan
  3. Toshihiro Takaku, KAYAC Inc., Japan
  4. Hidetoshi Takeno, Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Japan
  5. Takashi Torii, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Japan
Tuesday, June 24 3:25-3:45 PM B3116

Abstract: In this paper, we suggest a new type of Learning Management System (LMS) for skill self-training. We developed the Practice Management System (PMS). This system is able to record students’ improvement of movement by using smartphones and display the result of their own practice history as feedback. The current system treats how to use a Japanese traditional woodcraft tool: the plane. It’s difficult for a beginner to use this tool correctly and make a flat surface on a piece of wood. Our system requires two smartphones and an instant web server running on a laptop computer. One of the smartphones ...