電腦輔助語言教學

Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching

Instructor: Chi-Fen Emily Chen  陳其芬

Department of English

National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan


Course Introduction

課程簡介

Course Contents

課程內容

Interactive Exercises

互動練習

Online Dictionaries

線上字典

Web Resources

網路資源

Student Blogs

學生網誌

Student Projects

學生作品

Discussion Forum

線上討論區

Web Resources (II)

CALL Authoring Programs and Resources

 

Interactive Exercises Making Tools

The Hot Potatoes version 6 suite includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is not freeware, but it is free of charge for those working for non-profit-making educational institutions, who make their pages available on the web. You need to download the Hot Potatoes and apply for a registration key. Then you can create interactive exercises off line. Version 6 supports the Chinese language.

Read Tutorials and Other Resources on Hot Potatoes 6 to get more information.

* Hot Potatoes 軟體之中文簡介,台灣語言訓練測驗中心編寫

* See Emily's examples created by Hot Potatoes. (Download the guide)

QuizStar is a FREE web-based program. You can create an online class, develop quizzes, assign quizzes to that class, and track students' performance from automatic reports. You can set multiple choice, true/false, and short answer questions and attach media files to your questions and answer choices.

Read the QuizStar Tutorial to get more information.

Interactive Exercise Makers includes 1) GlossMaker (to provide on-line texts with annotations or glosses), 2) ClozeMaker (to create fill-in/cloze exercises), 3) two MatchMakers (to create two-column matching exercises), 4) MultiMaker (to create multiple choice exercises), 5) three PlaceMakers (to create drag and drop exercises where students match vocabulary words with specific locations in an image), 6) OrderMaker (to create sentence part re-ordering exercises), and 7) MemoryMaker (to create exercises where students "flip" tiles over and try to remember which one it matches with). You need to create exercises with these Makers online and upload your exercises to their website.

With Script-O! teachers can create various types of online quizzes, tests, assessments and questionnaires. The program can allow you to design multiple-choice quizzes with the option of having more than one correct answer, matching tests (word to word, sentence to word, definition to word), and cloze and gap-fill exercises. Script-O! can also send quiz results to any specified email address(es) for review.

Watch the Video Tutorials to learn more about Script-O!

The Study Place is an online authoring tool that allows teachers without programming skills to create online learning activities, quizzes and entire courses, including maintaining student records. The types of quizzes include multiple choice quizzes, true/false quizzes, and cloze exercises. This program allows teachers to record and view students' progress and portfolios.

Watch the Teacher QuickTour and Student QuickTour to learn more information.

Charles Kelly's Online Quiz Generator includes 1) Multiple-Choice Quiz and 2) Bilingual Vocabulary Quiz. Though some of the quizzes generated here can only be used on their website, others can be put on your own website.

This site provides links to a number of web-assisted language learning and teaching tools that can help you make interactive activities, including multiple-choice questions, cloze, sentences from scrambled words, gloss makers, etc.

This program can 1) import a student's text for marking by pasting from the clipboard or directly from an RTF or text file, 2) provide a variety of tools that a teacher needs to mark and annotate the text, and 3) export the marked text as an RTF file for loading into a word-processor or as a webpage so that students can view the marked text in a web browser. It also has a comprehensive Statistics analyzer, which can collate and compare marks from different students or from different pieces of work by the same student.

Read Markin Tutorial to find more information.

This site provides many links to various Quiz makers, Survey makers, Puzzles, Games, and other authoring tools.

This site provides tools to create flashcards, quizzes, worksheets, word scrambles, bingo boards, etc.

  •   Online Crossword Puzzle Makers

- EclipseCrossword Puzzle Maker, produced by Green Eclipse.com. (http://www.greeneclipsesoftware.com/eclipsecrossword/)

You can download EclipseCrossword for free and work with it offline. Read EclipseCrossword tutorials to get more information.

- TeAch-nology.com's Crossword Puzzle Maker

  http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/crossword/

- Build a Crossword Puzzle from edHelper.com

  http://www.edhelper.com/crossword.htm

- Instant Online Crossword Puzzle Maker

  http://www.puzzle-maker.com/CW/

- Discovery School's Puzzlemaker

  http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/

- Crossword Puzzle Maker from Awesome Clipart for Kids

  http://www.awesomeclipartforkids.com/crossword/crosswordpuzzlemaker.html

 

Web-based Activities Making Tools

TrackStar helps teachers to create online lessons and activities. Simply collect Web sites, enter them into TrackStar, add annotations for your students, and you have an interactive, online lesson called a Track. Create your own Track or use one of the hundreds of thousands already made by other teachers.

This web-based utility allows teachers to create a lesson, worksheet or class page on the World Wide Web.

This tool allows students to create and post Web pages for projects.

* Note: There are other free online tools and resources produced by the University of Kansas.  Please check their website http://www.4teachers.org/ for more information.

It provides free web-based learning environment for classrooms, distance learning programs and collaborative academic projects. ICA is a sophisticated communication tool that brings powerful Web-based conferencing, personal messaging, document sharing, scheduling and link/resource sharing to a variety of learning environments.

 

Clipart Resources

Image Editing Software

 

Sound Recording and Editing Software

  •  Audacity (freeware): easy-to-use software for recording and editing Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound files, including recording live audio, cutting, copying, changing speed or pitch, and mixing sounds together. 免費音樂檔案編輯軟體,可以輕易地將 WAV、AIFF MP3 三種不同格式的檔案匯入並加以編輯,再搭配上剪輯、複製、混音、聲音淡入/淡出、雜音消除等功能,便可編輯出想要的音樂檔案。Download: http://audacity.sourceforge.net

  •  CDex (freeware): This software allows you to copy the contents of a CD and converts WAV to MP3. 免費音樂轉檔軟體,主要功能是可以將音樂 CD 中的音軌轉錄成 WAV 或者 MP3 格式的檔案。Download: http://toget.pchome.com.tw/intro/multimedia_musicmaker/4435.html

  •  Absolute MP3 Recorder (freeware): This software can record audio from the Internet, a microphone, and multimedia players. 可以預約錄製網路收音機的廣播內容,支援 MP3 WAV等格式。此外,其錄音功能也非常不錯,只要是電腦發出的聲音皆可錄製。 Download: http://toget.pchome.com.tw/intro/multimedia_musicmaker/23596.html

  •  Realaudio-to-Wav Recorder (freeware): This software can play all kinds of real audio files and record them in WAV format. 免費音樂轉檔軟體,主要有兩種功能,一是可以將電腦中的 realaudio 檔案轉成 WAV 格式,二是可以直接使用 Realaudio Wav Recorder 來播放網路上的 realaudio 檔,並在播放的同時將音樂以 WAV 格式錄在電腦裡。Download: http://toget.pchome.com.tw/intro/multimedia_transfer/17369.html

  •  Wav Compressor (freeware): This software can compress WAV files while maintaining high quality or convert them to Mp3. 使用 Wav Compressor 程式,能將電腦中的音樂與聲音檔案變的比較小。Download: http://toget.pchome.com.tw/intro/multimedia_transfer/17570.html

  •  r8brain (freeware): This software can convert WAV files and give high sample rate conversion quality in combination with comparably small processing time. 使用 r8brain 可以自由轉換 wav 檔案取樣率的軟體,你可以指定輸出的取樣率,由此軟體進行轉換。Download:  http://toget.pchome.com.tw/intro/multimedia_transfer/18581.html

  •  GoldWave: a professional digital audio editor, including all the common audio editing commands and effects, plus powerful built-in tools such as a batch processor/converter, a CD reader, and audio restoration filters. Download a trial version: http://www.goldwave.com or http://toget.pchome.com.tw/intro/multimedia_musicmaker/3163.html

  •  SoundEdit Pro: A good introductory sound editing package. Download a trial version:
    http://www.webattack.com/freeware/gmm/fwaudioedit.shtml

  •  Read "Sound recording for language teachers" by the Association of University Language Centers http://www.aulc.org/resources.html

 

Video Editing Software

 

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