Comparing the use of tangible and graphical programming languages for informal science education.

Horn, Michael S.
Solovey, Erin Treacy.
Crouser, R. Jordan.
Jacob, Robert J. K.

Much of the work done in the field of tangible interaction has focused on creating tools for learning; however, in many cases, little evidence has been provided that tangible interfaces offer educational benefits compared to more conventional interaction techniques. In this paper, we present a study comparing the use of a tangible and a graphical interface as part of an interactive computer progra... read more

Human-computer interaction.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Science--Study and teaching.
Museum exhibits.
Tufts University. Department of Computer Science.
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Horn, Michael S., Erin Treacy Solovey, R. Jordan Crouser, and Robert J.K. Jacob. "Comparing the Use of Tangible and Graphical Programming Languages for Informal Science Education." Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI 09 (2009). doi:10.1145/1518701.1518851.
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