Describing Verb Valency in an Electronic Learner’s Dictionary: Linguistic and Technical Implications
Andrea Abel, European Academy Bolzano, Italy ; Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy ; Judith Knapp, Vanessa Weber, European Academy Bolzano, Italy
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-48-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
The paper presents an innovative description of verb valency in an electronic learner's dictionary for the German and Italian languages (ELDIT). It fully exploits the various possibilities of multimedia and hypertext technology and aims at a learner-friendly description of a very complex linguistic research field, namely verb valency, to a specific target group. This means that, among other things, hyperlinks, colors and animations are used for the visualization of information, that linguistic information is explained in a simple and comprehensible way without complicated technical terminology and cryptic abbreviations, and that scientific insights are translated into a language which is adequate to the learners.
Abel, A., Gamper, J., Knapp, J. & Weber, V. (2003). Describing Verb Valency in an Electronic Learner’s Dictionary: Linguistic and Technical Implications. In D. Lassner & C. McNaught (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2003--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1202-1209). Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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