CoWriter

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In the CoWriter Project, we explore how the learning by teaching approach can be employed to motivate children to practice their handwriting skills with a small humanoid robot.

Publications

Learning By Collaborative Teaching: An Engaging Multi-Party CoWriter Activity

This paper presents the design of a novel and engaging collaborative learning activity for handwriting where a group of participants …

The Dynamics of Handwriting Improves the Automated Diagnosis of Dysgraphia

Handwriting disorder (termed dysgraphia) is a far from a singular problem as nearly 8.6% of the population in France is considered …

Automated human-level diagnosis of dysgraphia using a consumer tablet

The academic and behavioral progress of children is associated with the timely development of reading and writing skills. Dysgraphia, …

Bringing letters to life: handwriting with haptic-enabled tangible robots

In this paper, we present a robotic approach to improve the teaching of handwriting using the tangible, haptic-enabled and …

When deictic gestures in a robot can harm child-robot collaboration

This paper describes research aimed at supporting children’s reading practices using a robot designed to interact with children …

Child-robot spatial arrangement in a learning by teaching activity

In this paper, we present an experiment in the context of a child-robot interaction where we study the influence of the …