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ERIC Number: ED527225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Multimodal Application for Foreign Language Teaching
Magal-Royo, Teresa; Gimenez-Lopez, Jose Luis; Pairy, Blas; Garcia-Laborda, Jesus; Gonzalez-Del Rio, Jimena
Online Submission, Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL2011)-11th International Conference Virtual University (vu'11) (Piest'any, Slovakia, Sep 21-23, 2011)
The current development of educational applications for language learning has experienced a qualitative change in the criteria of interaction between users and devices due to the technological advances of input and output data through keyboard, mouse, stylus, tactile screen, etc. The multiple interactions generated in a natural way by humans during ordinary communication can be transferred in a sequential way to devices like PDAs, PC Tablet, etc. depending on the users needs to carry out specific tasks that allow humans to adapt to their nearest learning context. This paper shows the possibility of establishing multimodal architectures within the applications for specific language learning areas with ubiquitous devices, evidencing the technical and formal aspects necessary for their accomplishment that are currently being developed at the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain). (Contains 1 figure.) [This work was funded by the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia as part of the program: "Projects for new lines in multidisciplinary research--PAID-05-10."]
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain