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CL for CALL in the primary school

Keogh, Katrina and Koller, Thomas and Ward, Monica and Uí Dhonnchadha, Elaine and van Genabith, Josef (2004) CL for CALL in the primary school. In: eLearning for Computational Linguistics and Computational Linguistics for eLearning. International Workshop in Association with COLING 2004. , 23-27 Aug. 2004, Geneva, Switzerland..

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Abstract

This paper looks at how Computational Linguistics (CL) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) resources can be deployed in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) materials for primary school learners. We draw a broad distinction between CL and NLP technology and briefly review the use of CL/NLP in e-Learning in general, how it has been deployed in CALL to date and specifically in the primary school context. We outline how CL/NLP resources can be used in a project to teach Irish and German to primary school children in Ireland. This paper focuses on the use of Finite State morphological analysis (FST) resources for Irish and Part of Speech (POS) taggers for German.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Refereed:Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords:E-Learning; computational linguistics; CL; natural language processing; NLP; computer assisted language learning
Subjects:Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Published in:Proceedings: eLearn '04 Proceedings of the Workshop on eLearning for Computational Linguistics and Computational Linguistics for eLearning. . Association for computational Linguistics.
Publisher:Association for computational Linguistics
Official URL:http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1610039
Copyright Information:© 2004 ACL.
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16179
Deposited On:20 Jul 2011 14:53 by Shane Harper. Last Modified 20 Jul 2011 14:53

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