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Title: Tabletops for peace: Technology Enhanced Peacemaking in School Contexts
Authors: Ioannou, Andri 
Antoniou, Chrystalla 
Keywords: Collocated collaboration
CSCL
CSCW
Interactive tables
Peace education
School conflict
Tabletops
Technology for peace
Technology for social change
Technology-enhanced learning
Technology-enhanced peacemaking
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: International Forum of Educational Technology and Society
Source: Educational Technology and Society, 2016, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 164-176
Abstract: This article describes an empirical investigation of technology-enhanced peacemaking in a conflict-stressed school environment. The peacemaking intervention required students in conflict-laden groups to collaborate on various game-like learning activities on a multitouch interactive tabletop, over the span of three weeks. Student interviews and video observations provided evidence that tabletops can become a means for communication and collaboration giving the chance for students in conflict to share a common space, shifting attitudes and improving their relationships. The study elaborates on the affordances of tabletops as they become apparent in the context of peacemaking, unpacking the still widely unexplored potential of multitouch interactive technology in peace education.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/9244
ISSN: 11763647
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