Dual-Coding Strategy for the Chinese Characters Learners: Chinese PCS Editor

  • Chi Nung ChuEmail author
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9192)


This paper aims at developing a Chinese PCS Editing Processor with Picture Communication Symbols (PCS), Chinese Text-to-Speech Engine and recording engine to improve Chinese characters learners and learning environment for the children of elementary school. The design of Chinese PCS Editing Processor could reduce the complexity of making PCS teaching materials and time for the elementary school teachers and parents. This assistive technology design may have a range of convenient and efficient functions to support the children throughout learning process.


Computer assisted language learning Picture communication symbols Chinese PCS editor Dual coding theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management of Information SystemChina University of TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan, People’s Republic of China

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