Influence of digital equipment on interaction quality in technology-rich classroom sign in or purchase

Xiao-Chen WANG, Siu Cheung KONG, Rong-Huai HUANG

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Abstract

Technologies, when embedded in instruction can provide unique opportunities for interaction. In this paper, to exploring the influence of digital equipment on interaction quality in Technology-rich Classroom, 54 lectures were observed in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shenzhen, and 626 interaction processes were recorded. The main conclusions are the following: (1) Interaction frequency, interaction object and interaction content in technology-rich classroom has been definitely enriched by digital equipment. Interaction quality in technology-rich classroom is extremely good, with an average score of 2.33 (1-3 scores). (2) From the perspective of "ownership" relationship between digital equipment and student, technology-rich classrooms are classified into three types. "Group-own" classroom is more helpful than "Individual-own" classroom for interaction quality. (3) Interactive whiteboard do not necessarily achieve more performance than multimedia-projector. But, interactive whiteboard could play an important role on interaction quality when 1:1 Pad/Laptop involved in classrooms. (4) Digital equipment and learning activities are collaborating to impact on interaction quality.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2016

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Wang, X.-C., Kong, S.-C., & Huang, R.-H. (2016, July). Influence of digital equipment on interaction quality in technology-rich classroom sign in or purchase. Paper presented at The 16th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT2016), The University of Texas, Austin, USA.

Keywords

  • Comparative study
  • Interaction
  • Feature
  • Classroom observation
  • Technology-rich lecture