Let's play chinese characters: mobile learning approaches via culturally inspired group games

@inproceedings{Tian2010LetsPC,
  title={Let's play chinese characters: mobile learning approaches via culturally inspired group games},
  author={Feng Tian and Fei Lv and Jingtao Wang and Hongan Wang and Wencan Luo and Matthew Kam and Vidya Setlur and Guozhong Dai and John F. Canny},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2010}
}
In many developing countries such as India and China, low educational levels often hinder economic empowerment. In this paper, we argue that mobile learning games can play an important role in the Chinese literacy acquisition process. We report on the unique challenges in the learning Chinese language, especially its logographic writing system. Based on an analysis of 25 traditional Chinese games currently played by children in China, we present the design and implementation of two culturally… CONTINUE READING
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