Evaluation of educational resources for learning of programming using eye-tracking techniques

Date

2016-01-22

Speaker

Ana Isabel Molina Díaz

Abstract

Evaluation of materials and educational software is one of the main issues to consider prior to their implementation and use. In addition to using classic evaluation techniques (interviews and questionnaires), it may be interesting to use more objective evaluation methods, such as eye-tracking technology or eye tracking. Their use allows to complement the results obtained by the former techniques, which are more subjective, so that the results obtained are more complete and reliable, as this technique is not subject to bias. As a case study of application of this technique, different experiences of evaluation of educational resources in the field of teaching of programming will be discussed.

Slides

Video

Seminario eMadrid "Aprendizaje de la programación". Evaluación de recursos educativos para el aprendizaje de la programación from eMadrid net on Vimeo.

Author's biography

Ana Isabel Molina Díaz

Ana I. Molina, is an Engineer in Computer Science (2002) and PhD (2007) from Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). She is attached to the School of Informatics, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. Since 2003 she is member of the research group CHICO (Computer-Human Interaction and Collaboration) at Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha. In addition to teaching, her main areas of interest are information technology applied to education, collaborative design and specification of interfaces, as well as evaluation of educational resources through eye-tracking techniques.

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