Search results for author:"Katsunori Kotani"
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Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (2010) pp. 223–238
The present paper introduces an automatic classification system for assisting second language(L2) writing evaluation. This system, which classifies sentences written by L2 learners as eithernative speaker-like or learner-like sentences, is...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 729–733
This study examined a method of measuring language learners’ difficulty in pronouncing certain sentences by evaluating the measurement accuracy between different learning algorithms, the contribution of the features, and the influence of training...
A Prediction Model of Foreign Language Reading Proficiency Based on Reading Time and Text Complexity
Optimizing Learning with Digital Readers Vol. 7, No. 10 (October 2010) pp. 1–9
In textbooks, foreign (second) language reading proficiency is often evaluated through comprehension questions. In case, authentic texts are used as reading material, such questions should be prepared by teachers. However, preparing appropriate...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2841–2845
This study was aimed at evaluating the reliability and validity of an effective reading speed test for second language learners within the framework of the classical test theory (Brown 1996). The participants in this study were 107 Japanese EFL ...