Learning through the eyes of another

Online Instruction of Craft Skills Using Eye-Tracking Technology


  • barak pelman The Hebrew University of Jerusalem https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9795-055X
  • Shirly Bar-Amotz Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem
  • Christa Asterhan The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Janan Saba janansaba3@gmail.com



Emneord (Nøkkelord):

Craft pedagogy, eye-tracking technology, distance learning, hybrid learning


Over the past decade, rapid technological advancements and budget constraints have increased the de­mand for online education (Martin et al., 2020). Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has vastly ac­cele­ra­ted this trend, compelling almost all education providers to migrate their courses to online learning platforms (Theelen & Van Breukelen, 2022). In view of other profound crises that affect mobility, such as climate change, political instabilities and future pandemics, it is safe to assume that online learning will remain in demand, even in a post-pandemic world ) (Bayne et al., 2020). In this context, while educational research has made significant progress in establishing design principles that ensure effective online teaching and learning, the main focus of this scholarly work is on the acquisition of declarative knowledge and cognitive skills. Moreover, since very little is known about the online teaching and distance learning of psychomotor skills (Kouhia et al., 2021; Lehtiniemi et al., 2023), this paper and exhibition explore how eye-tracking technology (ETT) creates unique opportunities to improve craft education in hybrid and distant learning settings.


barak pelman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Director, Hybrid Pedagogy Lab
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem

Shirly Bar-Amotz, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem

Senior Lecturer

Department of jewelry and fashion

Christa Asterhan, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Seymour Fox School of Education

Janan Saba, janansaba3@gmail.com

Assistant Professor

The Seymour Fox School of Education


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pelman, barak, Bar-Amotz, S., Asterhan, C., & Saba, J. (2023). Learning through the eyes of another: Online Instruction of Craft Skills Using Eye-Tracking Technology. FormAkademisk, 16(4). https://doi.org/10.7577/formakademisk.5376

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