Descriptive Framework for Analysis and Comparison of Online Language Courses
Virginia Tiradentes Souto, University of Brasilia, Brazil
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
Online language courses can be an efficient and pleasant way of learning a foreign language. The success of a online language course will depend, among other aspects, on the content, and on visual, navigational, and audiovisual characteristics of the course. This paper proposes a descriptive framework to analyse and compare online language courses. The framework is applied in three case studies. Previous frameworks are described, and findings of related research are included. The findings show that the framework is useful to identify and categorise different characteristics related to the interface. It may also help designers to develop more usable interfaces.
Tiradentes Souto, V. (2008). Descriptive Framework for Analysis and Comparison of Online Language Courses. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1587-1592). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 21, 2023 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/28590/.
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