A goal of our group is to leverage the customizability of Slice to study different uses of tablets. We have explored the impact of pen-enabled tablets in a variety of educational settings, including large lectures (where not all students have tablets), small classes, and discussion groups.
W. Fagen, S. Kamin, Measuring increased engagement using Tablet PCs in a code review class. SIGCSE 2013. March, 2013.
S. Kamin, W. Fagen, Supporting active learning in large classrooms using pen-enabled computers. Proc. 2012 Intl. Conf. on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'12), July 2012, Las Vegas, NV.
W. Fagen, S. Kamin, A Cross-Platform Framework for Educational Application Development on Phones, Tablets, and Tablet PCs, Proc. 2012 Intl. Conf. on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'12), July 2012, Las Vegas, NV.
W. Fagen, S. Kamin, Developing Device-independent Applications for Active and Collaborative Learning with the SLICE Framework. In T. Amiel & B. Wilson (Eds.), Proc. of World Conf. on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EdMedia) 2012, Chesapeake, VA, 1565-1572.
S. Kamin, Fall 2010 Tablet PC Experiments, SLICE Technical Note, December 2010.
C. Peiper, S.N. Kamin.
"A Non-Traditional Class Structure For Introductory Programming,
Using Tablet Pc's."
S. Kamin, Pen-enabled computers for the “ubiquitous teacher”, in W. Cope (ed.), Ubiquitous Learning, U of I Press, 2008.
S.N. Kamin, M. Twidale, B. Capitanu, C. Peiper. "A 'Teacher's Dashboard' For A High School Algebra Class." Workshop on Impact of Pen-enabled Technology in Education (WIPTE '08), Purdue Univ. Oct. 2008.
S.N. Kamin. "Pen-enabled computers for the 'ubiquitous teacher.'" in W. Cope (ed.), Ubiquitous Learning, U of I Press, 2008.
S. N. Kamin, M. Hines, C. Peiper, B. Capitanu, "A System for Developing Tablet PC Applications for Education." ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2008), Portland, OR, March, 2008.
C. Peiper, D. Warden, E. Chan, B. Capitanu, S. Kamin, "eFuzion: The Development of a Pervasive Educational System." Tenth intl. Conf. On Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2005.
Chad Peiper, David Warden, Ellick Chan, Roy Campbell, Sam Kamin, Tim Wentling. "Applying Active Space Principles to Active Classrooms." Workshop on Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing at Conf. on Pervasive Computing (PerCom 2005). Hawaii. March, 2005.
C. Peiper. "A Teacher's Dashboard: Monitoring students in Tablet PC classroom settings." PhD dissertation. 2008.
Boris Capitanu, "EFuzion: A Framework for Creating an Extensible Educational Presentation and Interaction System." MS Thesis. 2006.
Other education-related publications
M. Woodley, S.N. Kamin, "Programming Studio: A Course for Improving Programming Skills in Undergraduates." ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2007). Covington, Ky. March, 2007.
J.O. Talton, D.L. Peterson, S. Kamin, D. Israel, J. Al-Muhtadi, "Scavenger Hunt: Computer Science Retention through Orientation." ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2006). Houston. March, 2006.
U of I Faculty Retreat, Jan. 31, 2008, Tablet PCs in the Classroom (ppt)