Challenges for Contextualizing Language Learning

Søren Eskildsen, Matthias Rehm

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To help facilitate language learning for immigrants or foreigners arriving to another culture and language, we propose a context-aware mobile application. To expand on the known elements like location, activity, time and identity, we investigate the challenges on including cultural awareness to ensure a better experience-based learning. We present methods used to collect information about everyday activities collected by immigrants or foreigners. This information will help structuring language learning assignments presented through the context-aware mobile application.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services : 15th International Conference, HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 21-26, 2013, Proceedings, Part II
EditorsMasaaki Kurosu
Number of pages9
Place of PublicationSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
PublisherSpringer Publishing Company
Publication date2013
EditionPart III
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-39261-0
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-642-39262-7
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventHCI International 2013 - Las Vegas, United States
Duration: 21 Jul 201326 Jul 2013


ConferenceHCI International 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLas Vegas
Internet address
SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)


  • context-aware
  • experience-based learning
  • cultural language learning
  • context logging
  • mobile application


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