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Intelligent Design of Interactive Multimedia Listening Software

Book Description

Twenty-first century students live within a pervasive digital environment. Making use of digital and computer-based tools is essential to successful foreign language learning. Intelligent Design of Interactive Multimedia Listening Software explores unique strategies for the development and design of digital and multimedia learning tools aimed at helping students engage with course material in a technology rich world. With a focus on computer-assisted language learning, this book is a critical reference for educators, course designers, curriculum specialists, and those seeking to improve the efficacy of their foreign language acquisition.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
    1. USING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY TO DESIGN AND DEVELOP INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA LISTENING SOFTWARE
    2. HOW THIS BOOK ORGANISED
  7. Introduction
    1. Introduction
    2. LISTENING, MULTIMEDIA, AND OPTIMUM DESIGN
    3. REFERENCES
  8. Section 1: Annotations, Optimum Combinations, Captions
    1. Chapter 1: Effects of Annotations on Inferring Meaning within a Listening Comprehension Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE STUDY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. LIMITATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      13. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 2: Annotating Abstract Vocabulary Using Multimedia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Intelligent Design of Captions in Interactive Multimedia Listening Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE STUDY
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: The Removal of Target Language Captioning Supports
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FACTORS AFFECTING THE USE OF CAPTIONING
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. LIMITATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Tasks, Activities, and Other Design Issues
    1. Chapter 5: Design of the While Listening Activities in Interactive Multimedia Listening Software
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE STUDY
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 6: Design of Multimedia Listening Software
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DESIGN OF SOME ELEMENTS
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 7: Design of Multimedia Listening Software
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DESIGN OF SOME ELEMENTS
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 8: Intelligent Design of the Post-Listening Tasks in Interactive Multimedia Listening Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 9: Interactive Multimedia and Listening
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. APPENDIX
  10. Section 3: Tools, Applications, and Resources
    1. Chapter 10: The Effectiveness of Multiple Media Tools in L2 Listening
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODS
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX A
      12. APPENDIX B
      13. APPENDIX C
    2. Chapter 11: English Major Students' Attitudes towards Movies and Series as Language Learning Resources
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE STUDY
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. APPENDIX A
      13. APPENDIX B
      14. APPENDIX C
      15. APPENDIX D
    3. Chapter 12: Using 3-D Virtual Learning Environments to Improve Listening Skill
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 13: Google Search Applications in Foreign Language Classes at Tertiary Level
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. THE STUDY
      6. RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 14: Turkish EFL Pre-Service Teachers' Attitudes towards Multi-Media Enhanced Wiki-Mediated Blended Learning Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE STUDY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. STUDENT LEVEL
      8. STUDENT GROUP LEVEL
      9. TEACHER LEVEL
      10. LIMITATIONS
      11. FURTHER RESEARCH AREAS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. ADDITIONAL READING
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      16. APPENDIX I
      17. APPENDIX II
      18. APPENDIX III
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors