Visualizing Student Attention in Smart Classrooms: A Preliminary Study

Medha Mohan Ambali Parambil, Amna Mohammed Abdulla Alhammadi, Fady Alnajjar, Zouheir Trabelsi, Luqman Ali, Muhammed Swavaf

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Abstract

In recent years, there has been a swift progression in employing novel methods in classrooms to enhance students' academic achievements, especially in line with the growing digitization of education. Such methods often encompass systems like facial recognition to monitor various aspects of students, including attendance, emotional states, and attention. These tools are capable of evaluating students' presence and engagement in class, offering quantifiable metrics regarding their concentration and emotions. However, a prominent challenge has been the translation of this data into an accessible form that enables educators to assess and enhance their teaching techniques swiftly. Our suggested solution tackles this issue by offering a real-Time visual depiction of students' classroom status through different visualization techniques. These visual aids allow teachers to promptly recognize trends in student focus, thus aiding in the strategic alteration of teaching styles. Furthermore, these visual representations can be tailored to display various metrics and applied to tasks beyond monitoring attention, like overseeing attendance or assessing student progress. By integrating these advanced visualizations into the educational process, both teaching efficacy and the learning experience for students and teachers alike can be substantially elevated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2023 15th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, IIT 2023
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages262-267
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9798350382396
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023
Event15th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, IIT 2023 - Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
Duration: Nov 14 2023Nov 15 2023

Publication series

Name2023 15th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, IIT 2023

Conference

Conference15th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology, IIT 2023
Country/TerritoryUnited Arab Emirates
CityAl Ain
Period11/14/2311/15/23

Keywords

  • Behavior Recognition
  • Deep Learning
  • Object Detection
  • Smart Classroom
  • Visualization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems

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