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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 790–791
Because few materials teach how to write in Japanese as a Foreign Language (JFL), students must write as much as possible, and learn largely by trial and error. But the complexity of the Japanese writing system, and the awkwardness of the method...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1896–1897
Vocabulary acquisition is an important element of foreign language learning. Research on memory suggests that vocabulary can be learned most efficiently by elaboratively rehearsing each word at spaced intervals. We propose that push media – such...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1871–1874
Recent work in cognitive science suggests that effective undergraduate education includes discussion, timely and frequent feedback to students, and active problem solving. However, these are not always easy to promote in large classes. This paper...
CALICO Journal Vol. 19, No. 3 (2002) pp. 541–49
Computers can aid students of Japanese as a foreign language (JFL) by rapidly teaching the language's 2000 written characters, automatically translating words and documents, and assisting with input of Japanese texts. Introduces and evaluates new...