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Using Pinterest to Organize and Display Multimedia Materials for Chinese Language Instruction PROCEEDINGS

, Cleveland State University, United States

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Victoria, Canada ISBN 978-1-939797-03-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Chinese, like most languages that do not employ a Western alphabet, is difficult for native English speakers to master. Multimedia materials can be very helpful in the teaching/learning process. Web-based resources provide many free, valuable multimedia learning materials, but accessing them and organizing them can be a demanding task. This article will describe the advantages of using Pinterest, a free, web-based social networking tool, to organize multimedia materials for use in curriculum and instruction in Chinese and other foreign language instruction.

Citation

Wang, L.C.C. (2013). Using Pinterest to Organize and Display Multimedia Materials for Chinese Language Instruction. In J. Herrington, A. Couros & V. Irvine (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2013--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 1782-1785). Victoria, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).