Automatically Generated Lessons and Practices of the Knowledge of Chinese Characters and Words
Hsueh-Cheng Wang, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan ; Hwawei Ko, National Central University, Taiwan ; MingLei Chen, Natinal Central University, Taiwan
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vancouver, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-62-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
To assist students to learn semantic and phonetic components of Chinese characters, valid Chinese words, and their usages in context, this study provides automatically generated practices and lessons with difficulty levels based on linguistic data sources such as corpus and frequency. To enhance students' interests, the web-based practices provide multimedia and interactive interfaces, and to achieve individualized teaching purpose, the authoring tools helps teachers to create own contents with the data-driven interfaces. All lessons and practices are developed as learning activity modules in Moodle, an open source course management system. Both PC and mobile device can access the system with proper layout. Moreover, personalized portfolio reports accuracy, reaction time, and feedback for teachers to monitor students' learning progress and errors. The assessments are proved valid in an elementary school try out. It is considered to be used for Chinese as 2nd language learners.
Wang, H.C., Ko, H. & Chen, M. (2007). Automatically Generated Lessons and Practices of the Knowledge of Chinese Characters and Words. In C. Montgomerie & J. Seale (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 4389-4397). Vancouver, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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