Thinking head MulSeMedia: A storytelling environment for embodied language learning

Tom A.F. Anderson, Zhi Hong Chen, Yean Fu Wen, Marissa Milne, Adham Atyabi, Kenneth Treharne, Takeshi Matsumoto, Xi Bin Jia, Martin Luerssen, Trent Lewis, Richard Leibbrandt, David M.W. Powers

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With technological improvements and widespread computer usage, the need for user-friendly humanmachine interfaces is steadily increasing. Computer graphics and audio provide a colourful world of visual and auditory experiences; nevertheless, tutoring systems have traditionally used keyboard and mouse almost exclusively, limiting significantly the input mechanisms available to content designers. Multisensory learning is beneficial for learning a new language (Birsh, 1999), and through increasing the affordances of interaction, learning scenarios can be significantly augmented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMultiple Sensorial Media Advances and Applications
Subtitle of host publicationNew Developments in MulSeMedia
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781609608217
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes


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  • Engineering(all)

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Anderson, T. A. F., Chen, Z. H., Wen, Y. F., Milne, M., Atyabi, A., Treharne, K., Matsumoto, T., Jia, X. B., Luerssen, M., Lewis, T., Leibbrandt, R., & Powers, D. M. W. (2011). Thinking head MulSeMedia: A storytelling environment for embodied language learning. In Multiple Sensorial Media Advances and Applications: New Developments in MulSeMedia (pp. 182-203). IGI Global.