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ERIC Number: EJ1027705
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0007-1013
The Learning Benefits of Using Eye Trackers to Enhance the Geospatial Abilities of Elementary School Students
Wang, Hsiao-shen; Chen, Yi-Ting; Lin, Chih-Hung
British Journal of Educational Technology, v45 n2 p340-355 Mar 2014
In this study, we examined the spatial abilities of students using eye-movement tracking devices to identify and analyze their characteristics. For this research, 12 students aged 11-12 years participated as novices and 4 mathematics students participated as experts. A comparison of the visual-spatial abilities of each group showed key factors of superior spatial ability, and a spatial ability instructional strategy was developed. After training, the same spatial ability test was conducted again, and eye-tracking records were used to compare the participants' line-of-sight and answer rate results with those of the previous test. Specific references and recommendations are provided for spatial ability training education and assessment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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