A Classification of the Tablet PC Utilization -Activity example using by groups in public elementary, junior high and high schools-

ID: 48635 Type: Poster/Demo
  1. Yuki Kobayashi, Ibaraki University, Japan
  2. Murai Masuo and Yukie Sato, Kanazawa Seiryo University, Japan
  3. Hitoshi Nakagawa, The Open University of Japan, Japan

Wednesday, June 29 5:15 PM-7:00 PM Location: Grand Ballroom C

Presider: Jodie Hemerda, Bridgepoint Education, United States

Abstract: In recent years, more public schools tend to use tablet personal computers (tablet PC) more often in Japan. Using tablet PC by groups (3-4students/1 tablet PC) is the most popular way these days. The goal of our study is to classify how to use tablet PC in groups. The object classes in this study are in public elementary, junior high schools and high schools. 41 examples were reported. As a result of this study, the ways of tablet PC using could be classified into 6 categories. 【Category 1】 “Use for production”【Category 2】 “Use for communication”【Category 3】 “Use for consideration”【Category 4】 “Use for reviewing”【Category 5】 “Use for skill acquisition and improvement”【Category 6】 “Use for information retrieval


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