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MicroStory Method: A Memorization Assistance Tool for a Digital Textbook PROCEEDINGS

, , Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan ; , Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Tampere, Finland ISBN 978-1-939797-08-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

This paper describes a new technique of memorization assistance for a digital textbook. A method of a memorable annotation, MicroStory, was introduced where a sentence was semi-automatically generated describing a known person performed what was related to the target word to remember. A model experiment of memorization was performed regarding the model digital textbook pages. The result suggested that memorization performance in terms of target word recall was improved by using the proposed method.

Citation

Nishikawa, T., Ikei, Y. & Kitazawa, T. (2014). MicroStory Method: A Memorization Assistance Tool for a Digital Textbook. In J. Viteli & M. Leikomaa (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2014--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 899-903). Tampere, Finland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 18, 2018 from .