Computer Supported Ubiquitous Learning Environment for Vocabulary Learning Using RFID Tags

  • Hiroaki Ogata
  • Ryo Akamatsu
  • Yoneo Yano
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 171)


This paper describes a computer-assisted language learning (CALL) in a ubiquitous computing environment. The environment, called TANGO (Tag Added learNinG Objects) system, detects the objects around the learner using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags, and provides the learner the right information for language learning. This system supports learning in daily life with PDA (personal digital assistant) beyond web based education with desktop computers. In the experiment, the learner played the game of TANGO, and was very interested in this system.


Computer Supported Ubiquitous Learning Mobile Learning Pervasive Learning Computer Assisted Language Learning Vocabulary Learning RFID tag 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroaki Ogata
    • 1
  • Ryo Akamatsu
    • 1
  • Yoneo Yano
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Information Science and Intelligent Systems, Faculty of EngineeringTokushima UniversityTokushima

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