Russian hyperTutor: Designing interactive multimedia for the macintosh
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THIS PAPER describes a multimedia project developed at Auburn University for the interactive teaching of Russian grammar. TheRussian HyperTutor was developed using Apple’s HyperCard™ and is designed to accompany the textbookRussian for Everybody. There are 35 lesson stacks inRussian HyperTutor and each lesson integrates graphics, sound, and animation. In addition to the lesson stacks, the program includes a dictionary and extensive vocabulary exercises. Tutorials provide simple, but concise grammar explanations which can be edited and augmented by an instructor. A hypertext approach was used in writing the tutorials. Student can jump from any point in a tutorial to any other point simply by clicking buttons.
KeywordsHyperCard™ HyperTalk™ multimedia Russian foreign languages
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