Implementing a vocabulary acquisition system with minigames

Tom Adam Frederic Anderson, Zhi Hong Chen, Tak Wai Chan, Chi Hung Juan

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Abstract

This work investigated a networked learning system for deliberate vocabulary study, including: multimedia learning content; and activities and games to scaffold learning and engage learners. Students who used the system were engaged and scores on productive and receptive tests increased significantly by 28% and 33%, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009
Pages751-753
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
Event17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009 - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Duration: 2009 Nov 302009 Dec 4

Publication series

NameProceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009

Other

Other17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009
CountryHong Kong
CityHong Kong
Period09/11/3009/12/4

Keywords

  • Adaptive systems
  • Education
  • Memory
  • Minigames
  • Vocabulary

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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    Anderson, T. A. F., Chen, Z. H., Chan, T. W., & Juan, C. H. (2009). Implementing a vocabulary acquisition system with minigames. In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009 (pp. 751-753). (Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2009).