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Grimshaw, Jennica; Bione, Tiago; Cardoso, Walcir –, 2018
The current study compared five free Text-To-Speech (TTS) systems, selected based on characteristics such as availability and capabilities. Tasks were completed by 37 English learners to evaluate these systems in terms of their comprehensibility, naturalness, and intelligibility. Our findings indicate that IBM Watson and Google Translate are the…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Educational Technology, Audio Equipment, Comprehension
da Silva, André Constantino; Marques, Daniela; de Oliveira, Rodolfo Francisco; Noda, Edgar – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The use of computers in the teaching and learning process is investigated by many researches and, nowadays, due the available diversity of computing devices, tablets are become popular in classroom too. So what are the advantages and disadvantages to use tablets in classroom? How can we shape the teaching and learning activities to get the best of…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Handheld Devices, Interaction
Laufer, Carlos; Fuks, Hugo; de Lucena, Carlos J. P. – 1998
This paper presents the results of an experiment using videoconferencing in a distance graduate course in the Computer Science Department at the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The purpose of the experiment was to test two videoconference technologies that are widely used on the Internet, Cu-SeeMe and Real technology, and to assess…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Evaluation