Polyglot Cubed: a Multidisciplinary Listening Comprehension and Recognition Tool
Lindsay Grace, Martha Castaneda, Miami University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-84-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Polyglot Cubed is a language learning game designed to improve listening comprehension of unfamiliar vocabulary. As a system for the acquisition of Mandarin Chinese vocabulary, the game system has received international kudos. For educators, the application offers much more than previously documented. The game functions as a tool for the acquisition of various types of listened information, including music, other languages and specialized vocabulary. This game is worth the attention of a variety of educators that are interested in inspiring self-lead education among their students and themselves. This paper provides prototypical alternative uses for the Polyglot Cubed game in specific learning objectives.
Grace, L. & Castaneda, M. (2011). Polyglot Cubed: a Multidisciplinary Listening Comprehension and Recognition Tool. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2011--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3219-3223). Nashville, Tennessee, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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