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Title: Intelligent playgrounds: Measuring and affecting social inclusion in schools
Authors: Lyra, Olga 
Karapanos, Evangelos 
Kostakos, Vassilis 
Keywords: Inclusive education;Persuasive games;Social networks
Category: Computer and Information Sciences
Field: Natural Sciences
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Springer
Source: 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2011, 5-9 September, Lisbon, Portugal
Conference: 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction 
Abstract: Equal access to education has recently been declared by the United Nations a basic human right [14]. However, despite the substantial attention given to inclusive education in recent years, researchers have criticized a lack of empirical evidence on how exclusion is manifested in student behavior. Recent development in sensor technology and social network analysis techniques can provide a new perspective to the impact of educational practices through the measurement of students' social interactions. In this paper we outline our research agenda that aims at a) measuring the current stand as well as the impact of inclusive educational interventions using sensor technology and sociometric analysis, and b) challenging pupils' perceptions of diversity with the aim of eliminating discriminatory behaviors in primary schools using persuasive games.
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/13333
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_82
Rights: © 2011 IFIP International Federation for Information Processing.
Type: Conference Papers
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