ISLS General Announcements

Keep up to date with all the latest ISLS news!

Jacob Davidsen Dissertation Announcement

IMG_6185


November 4th 2014, Jacob Davidsen defended his PhD dissertation titled “Second graders’ collaborative learning around touchscreens in their classroom: Micro-studies of eight and nine year old children’s embodied collaborative interactions in front of a touchscreen”. In this thesis, Jacob Davidsen explores, analyse and discuss how eight- and nine-year-old children’s embodied collaborative interactions around touchscreens unfold. Having conducted micro-studies on children’s embodied collaborative interactions around touchscreens, he found that children’s body movements and, in particular, their hand movements, are crucial for their collaborative activities around touchscreens. The data comprise 150 hours of video footage and ethnographic observations, all from a yearlong study of naturally occurring activities in two different second grade classrooms at a public school in Denmark. The research is rooted in the research field of computer-supported collaborative learning, ethnomethodology and embodied interaction analysis.


Supervisors: Professor Ellen Christiansen, Aalborg University, Denmark and Ruben Vanderlinde, Gent University, Belgium


Assessment committee: Professor Thomas Ryberg (Aalborg University, Denmark), Associate Professor Palmyre Pirroux (Oslo University, Norway) and Associate Professor Oskar Lindwall, Gothenburg University, Sweden.


Download thesis: http://goo.gl/HaXw9w


thesis_front_cover


Best regards,

CSCL 2017 Philadelphia: June 18-22, 2017
 

Comments

Already Registered? Login Here
No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Member Log In

Please note that we have updated our website & all prior ISLS members must create a new profile

For information regarding membership renewal or changing membership plans click here

Join ISLS

Please click here to become a member

Announcements

Job Announcements

View positions in the Learning Sciences.

Programs of Study

Read about programs of study in the Learning Sciences.

Submit News Topics:

To submit a news item, please send an email with the subject of "ISLS NEWS" to the ISLS news@isls.org with the following information:

  1. Title of Announcement
  2. Start date, if any (please allow 1 week)
  3. Brief description (60 words or less)
  4. URL for further details and/or an email address for contact person