ARCat:A tangible programming tool for DFS algorithm teaching

This WiP paper was accepted by IDC2019. Here is the abstract. In this paper we present ARCat, a tangible programming tool designed to help children learn DFS algorithm with augmented reality technology. The tool help children use tangible programming cards to control a search process, rather than control visual characters directly. With the special design … Read more

CoProStory: A Tangible Programming Tool for Children’s Collaboration

This paper was accepted in 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2019). Here is the abstract. Author: Xiaozhou Deng, Danli Wang, Qiao Jin In this paper, we present CoproStory, a collaborative tangible programming tool to support children learning programming. In recent years, many collaborative tangible programming tools were developed for children. Compared to the … Read more

A Comparative Study of Virtual and Traditional Training Based on User’s Cognition and Experience

This paper is under review in the 2019 International Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (IEEE VR 2019). Here is the abstract. Author: Danli Wang, Qiao Jin, Steve Chiu In recent years, virtual reality has become increasingly popular in many fields with the development of virtual reality technology. However, since the evaluation of … Read more

TanCreator: A Tangible Tool for Children to Create Augmented Reality Games

This poster has been accepted in Ubicomp 2018 Author: Qiao Jin, Danli Wang, Fang Sun In this paper, we present TanCreator, a tangible authoring tool which facilitates children to create games based on Augmented Reality (AR) and sensor technologies. Combining AR elements and sensors in games bridges virtual world with realistic surroundings closely together, providing … Read more

TLogic: A tangible programming tool to help children solve problems

This paper is published in the 12th International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment 2018) Author: Xiaozhou Deng, Danli Wang*, Qiao Jin Tangible user interfaces (TUIs), have being proved useful for children’s programming, which could develop children’s computational thinking. In this paper, we described TLogic, a tangible programming tool for children aged 6-8. The tool … Read more

A Tangible Programming System for Children Based on Mobile Devices

This paper is my undergraduate thesis. Here is the abstract. Author: Qiao Jin With the development of mobile devices, mobile devices has been more reachable for children, so that children have a chance to learn and experience the programming process in the mobile devices. Programming for improving the children’s various abilities, including computational thinking, has extremely … Read more