Our interactive, web-based workbook is based on the print workbook of a schoolbook officially approved for 7th grade English classes in secondary schools in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The workbook offers a range of activities for students that typically are assigned by instructors as homework to accompany the regular English classes. In our web-based version, students can complete activities online, submit them to their teacher, and view teacher feedback. Teachers are supported in providing both formative and summative feedback to individual students by an auto-correct and feedback memory system, and they can view aggregates of student performance.
This article describes the development of the web-based workbook and its use from a technical and pedagogical perspective. We are currently working on adding automatic immediate feedback to learners that is designed to incrementally support individual learners in successfully completing a given task.
Proceedings of the Joint 6th Workshop on NLP for Computer Assisted Language Learning and 2nd Workshop on NLP for Research on Language Acquisition at NoDaLiDa, Gothenburg, 22nd May 2017
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