German Language Training App for Primary School Children

Alexander Schwaiger, Markus Ebner, Martin Ebner

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Abstract

Mobile apps and the gaming industry experienced continuous growth and popularity over the last couple of years. While children have always played games for fun, researchers, recognized the promising possibilities behind games in the field of education. As nearly every child is in possession of a mobile device today, the sector of digital game-based learning is of special interest. Since primary school pupils often find it difficult to acquire good language skills, this research study deals with the creation of a prototype for tablets to support language training within primary schools. For the evaluation, a field test among children in Austria was conducted in order to see whether benefits could be observed. The extremely positive field test strengthened our approach and further motivated the participants to play the game even after the test was finished.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Pages1202-1210
StatusPublished - 25 Jun 2018

Fields of Expertise

  • Information, Communication & Computing

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Schwaiger, A., Ebner, M., & Ebner, M. (2018). German Language Training App for Primary School Children. In Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 1202-1210). Amsterdam.

German Language Training App for Primary School Children. / Schwaiger, Alexander; Ebner, Markus; Ebner, Martin.

Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Amsterdam, 2018. p. 1202-1210.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Schwaiger, A, Ebner, M & Ebner, M 2018, German Language Training App for Primary School Children. in Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Amsterdam, pp. 1202-1210.
Schwaiger A, Ebner M, Ebner M. German Language Training App for Primary School Children. In Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Amsterdam. 2018. p. 1202-1210.
Schwaiger, Alexander ; Ebner, Markus ; Ebner, Martin. / German Language Training App for Primary School Children. Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Amsterdam, 2018. pp. 1202-1210
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