Dictionary types and word meaning acquisition: Exploring cognitive load and cognitive processes

Ching Yun Chen, Melissa Hui Mei Fan, Yu Ying Liang, Tzu Chien Liu

研究成果: 會議貢獻類型會議論文同行評審

摘要

The aim of this study was to explore the effect of computer-mediated dictionaries on word meaning acquisition. Through analyzing the reading processes recorded by eye-tracking and the self-reported degree of cognitive load, we investigated learners' cognitive processes in meaning finding, and how they spent their mental effort on the dictionary content. The results showed that the readers using click-on and key-in dictionaries had no significant difference in the performances of word meaning test, in the fixation duration, and in mental effort spent on the dictionary content. However, readers using key-in dictonary had significantly higher average numbers of transitions between reading text and dictionary content than the ones who used click-on dictionary.

原文英語
頁面198-204
頁數7
出版狀態已發佈 - 2012 一月 1
事件20th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2012 - Singapore, 新加坡
持續時間: 2012 十一月 262012 十一月 30

其他

其他20th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2012
國家/地區新加坡
城市Singapore
期間2012/11/262012/11/30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 電腦科學(雜項)
  • 教育

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