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Bridging in-and-out Class Learning: Mobile Seamless Mandarin Learning

  • Yu-Ju LanEmail author
  • Yao-Ting Sung
  • Kuo-En Chang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8699)

Abstract

This study aimed at bridging CSL students’ learning both inside and outside the classroom. Mobile seamless learning technology was used to enhance their Mandarin performances. Forty-one overseas Chinese students participated in this study. The Mandarin Chinese performances was collected and analyzed to determine the effects of mobile seamless learning on Mandarin Chinese learning by overseas Chinese students. Analysis of the results showed that overseas Chinese students were benefited from connecting the gaps between inside and outside the classroom learning.

Keywords

Chinese as a second language (CSL) Seamless learning Mobile technology Mandarin Chinese 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The author would like to thank the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C., for financially supporting this research under Grant No. NSC 101-2511-S-003-031-MY3. She is also thankful that this research is partially supported by the “Aim for the Top University Project” of National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C., the “International Research-Intensive Center of Excellence Program” of NTNU and the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C. under Grant No. NSC 103-2911-I-003-301.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipeiTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Educational Psychology and CounselingNational Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipeiTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Information and Computer EducationNational Taiwan Normal UniversityTaipeiTaiwan

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