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Learning English Speaking through Mobile-Based Role-Plays: The Exploration of a Mobile English Language Learning App called Engage

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dc.contributor.author Yang, Bowen es_ES
dc.contributor.author Zhou, Shijun es_ES
dc.contributor.author Ju, Weijie es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-09T10:08:55Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-09T10:08:55Z
dc.date.issued 2013-09-29
dc.identifier.issn 1695-2618
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10251/138525
dc.description.abstract [EN] Engage is a new form of mobile application that connects students studying English with teachers in real-time via their smartphones. Students receive target language through preparation dialogues, and then apply it to a role-play with a teacher. The conceptualization and development of Engage follows the user-centred design approach; and the product was built through multiple iterations: in the first iteration, students were invited to try out a paper mock-up; in the second iteration, students tried out a mobile prototype; in the external test, a fully functional application was released to App Store between October 25 and November 20, 2012, and 326 users downloaded it. The application was well-received by these test users, reflected in the post-study survey, student ratings, and students’ usage records. The external tests proved that the technical environment of the application was feasible for production; and the operationalization of the teacher service and cost model were also proven to be feasible and scalable. es_ES
dc.language Inglés es_ES
dc.publisher Universitat Politècnica de València es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof The EuroCALL Review es_ES
dc.rights Reconocimiento - No comercial - Sin obra derivada (by-nc-nd) es_ES
dc.subject Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) es_ES
dc.subject User-centred design es_ES
dc.subject Role-play es_ES
dc.title Learning English Speaking through Mobile-Based Role-Plays: The Exploration of a Mobile English Language Learning App called Engage es_ES
dc.type Artículo es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.4995/eurocall.2013.9788
dc.rights.accessRights Abierto es_ES
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Yang, B.; Zhou, S.; Ju, W. (2013). Learning English Speaking through Mobile-Based Role-Plays: The Exploration of a Mobile English Language Learning App called Engage. The EuroCALL Review. 21(2):27-38. https://doi.org/10.4995/eurocall.2013.9788 es_ES
dc.description.accrualMethod OJS es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.4995/eurocall.2013.9788 es_ES
dc.description.upvformatpinicio 27 es_ES
dc.description.upvformatpfin 38 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion es_ES
dc.description.volume 21 es_ES
dc.description.issue 2 es_ES
dc.relation.pasarela OJS\9788 es_ES
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