Robot as a storytelling partner in the english classroom - Preliminary discussion

Chao Fen Shih, Chih Wei Chang, Gwo Dong Chen

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Abstract

This paper introduces software which enables teachers create robot as a partner easily and find out how to help a teacher difficulties when using storytelling lessons. First of all, we must understand the relations between storytelling and language learning, and the benefit of a robot being the assistance of a teacher during the lesson. In the next step, let teachers use the "programming a robot into a storytelling tool" and design the "Story Time" during English class. According to the evaluation result, there was highly satisfied in the new system implementation and effectively improved teacher's organization and technique of difficulties in the storytelling lesson. In addition, tester also had the confidence to improve students' participation and atmosphere during the storytelling activities.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2007
Pages678-682
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Event7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2007 - Niigata, Japan
Duration: 18 Jul 200720 Jul 2007

Publication series

NameProceedings - The 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2007

Conference

Conference7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2007
Country/TerritoryJapan
CityNiigata
Period18/07/0720/07/07

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