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In Their Own Words: Chinese Students In American Universities, Nolan Weil, Jianzhong Luo Mar 2014

In Their Own Words: Chinese Students In American Universities, Nolan Weil, Jianzhong Luo

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Playing With A Robot To Learn English Vocabulary, Yanghee Kim Jan 2014

Playing With A Robot To Learn English Vocabulary, Yanghee Kim

Yanghee Kim

A robot-based English curriculum called The Missing Code has been developed to teach English vocabulary to young children whose home language is one other than English. Guided by theories in children’s learning and motivation, the curriculum was designed to be developmentally appropriate and engaging for children that were 3-5 years old, carefully balancing the familiar and the new. The development process was characterized by iterative cycles of initial design, user testing, and refinement. Through multiple observations of child-robot play in situ, it was noted that children easily learned how to interact with the robot and showed sustained interest and ...