Enhancing quality of argumentation in a co-located collaborative environment through a tabletop system

Gabriel Falcones, Marisol Wong-Villacres, Vanessa Echeverria Barzola, Katherine Chiluiza

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This study validates the potential of a tabletop system to enhance students' quality and intensity of argumentation when engaging in co-located collaborative design activities. Twenty-four undergraduate students participated in a between-subjects design where one group used the proposed system and the other group used a paper-based approach. Overall students using the tabletop system over exceeded their peers in relation to their quality and intensity of argumentation. Further studies should increase the number of students to be able to generalize our findings.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting (ETCM)
EditorsOmar Aguirre
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781509016297
ISBN (Print)9781509016303
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes
EventEcuador Technical Chapters Meeting 2016 - Guayaquil, Ecuador
Duration: 12 Oct 201614 Oct 2016
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/7743709/proceeding (Proceedings)
http://sites.ieee.org/etcm-2016/calls-for-papers/ (Website)


ConferenceEcuador Technical Chapters Meeting 2016
Abbreviated titleETCM 2016
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