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The Use of Hyper-Reference and Conventional Dictionaries

Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 41, Number 4, ISSN 1042-1629


Describes a study of 80 undergraduate foreign language learners that compared the use of a hyper-reference source incorporating an electronic dictionary and a conventional paper dictionary. Measures of consultation frequency, study time, efficiency, and comprehension are examined; bilingual and monolingual dictionary use is compared; and further research is suggested. (Contains 52 references.) (LRW)


Aust, R. (1993). The Use of Hyper-Reference and Conventional Dictionaries. Educational Technology Research and Development, 41(4), 63-73. Retrieved January 23, 2020 from .

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