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Touch Screen Avatar English Learning System For University Students Learning Simplicity

Mamat, Nuzulla and Harun, Jamaluddin Touch Screen Avatar English Learning System For University Students Learning Simplicity. journal of edupres, 1 . pp. 152-158.

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Abstract

This paper discusses on touch screen avatar for an English language learning application system. The system would be a combination of avatar as Animated Pedagogical Agent (APA) and a touch screen application that adapt the up to date gesture-based computing which is found as having potential to change the way how we learn as it could reduce the amount of Information Communication Technology (ICT) devices used during teaching and learning process. The key here is interaction between university students and touch screen avatar intelligent application system as well as learning resources that could be learned anytime anywhere twenty four hours in seven days 24/7 based on their study time preference where they could learn at their own comfort out of the tradition. The students would be provided with a learning tool that could help them learn interactively with the current trend which they might be interested with based on their own personalization. Apart from that, their performance shall be monitored from a distance and evaluated to avoid disturbing their learning process from working smoothly and getting rid of feeling of being controlled. Thus, the students are expected to have lower affective filter level that may enhance the way they learn unconsciously. Keywords: Gesture-Based Computing, Avatar, Portable Learning Tool, Interactivity, Language Learning

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:15938
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:05 Oct 2011 00:24
Last Modified:05 Oct 2011 00:24

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