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A computerized interactive vocabulary development system for advanced learners

Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes (1988). A computerized interactive vocabulary development system for advanced learners. System, 16(2) pp. 163–170.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0346-251X(88)90030-9
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Abstract

The paper begins with an analysis of the process of recording newly encountered vocabulary items in a typical language learning situation. It is argued that three aspects of this process can be significantly improved: the discovery and recording of meaning, subsequent retrieval of items for productive use, and thirdly, their retention in memory. A computerized system of vocabulary storage based on a database management system is demonstrated to be an excellent means of implementing these improvements. The notion of vocabulary development at an advanced level is explored, leading to the conclusion that vocabulary learning can be a systematic and interactive process.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0346-251X
Keywords: language learning; vocabulary learning;
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 12871
Depositing User: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2009 01:27
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 14:01
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/12871
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