Human-Centred Computing Lab

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology welcomes another lab to its list of facilities. Named the “Human-Centred Computing Lab”, this facility is meant and currently being used for various research studies that involve computing technology and humans. Co-directed by Dr. Christopher Collins, Dr. Jeremy Bradbury and Dr. Julie Thorpe, the lab also houses the necessary materials to do so, including new top-of-the-line eye tracking equipment.

Tandem Language Learning poster presented at ACM ITS in Scotland

Tabletop Tandem Language Learning

MSc student Erik Paluka recently presented his research on tandem language learning applications for digital tables at the ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces Conference in St. Andrew’s, Scotland.  Erik’s research is designed to facilitate conversation-based language learning between partners who are learning one another’s language through interactive media browsing and collaborative activities.

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