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Volume 7 Number 2, 2016
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Chuang, H. (2016). Mobile Assisted Language Learning APPs for the Chinese Classroom. Journal of Technology and Chinese Language Teaching, 7(2), 113-119.

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The development and integration of new mobile devices and applications have changed our daily lives and learning styles. It would be helpful for instructors to be aware of both the benefits and challenges of adapting mobile assisted language learning in their classrooms. This review explores some of these opportunities. It will present current and newly innovated language learning applications to demonstrate the different features in various mobile learning apps, including dictionary, flashcard, pronunciation, writing, and situated learning. The emphasis of this paper will be on the Chinese language. It is suggested that instructors be aware of the needs of their students/classes with app evaluation rubrics and strategies when adapting mobile learning in their teaching.

伴随着手机跟手机App的普及跟多元化,人们的生活与学习型态也跟着改变。语言老师们应了解手机应用教学所带来的益处跟挑战。这篇文章将介绍一些中文教学App并将其依照功能来做分类: 字典,字卡,拼音,写字,课程,以及影音教学。在选择语言教学App的时候,老师们可以运用Rubrics及教学策略来挑选最合适的App。

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