Strength for Today and Bright Hope for Tomorrow

Volume 9 : 11 November 2009
ISSN 1930-2940

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Papers Presented in the All-India Conference on
Multimedia Enhanced Language Teaching - MELT 2009


L. Ramamoorthy, Ph.D.
J.R. Nirmala, Ph.D.


Foreword by Dr. Rajesh Sachdeva, Director-in-charge, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore 570006, Karnataka, India

Message from Mr. R. S. Munirathinam, Founder Chairman, R.M.K. College of Engineering and Technology, Puduvoyal - 601 206, Tamilnadu, India

Editors' Note: L. Ramamoorthy, Ph.D. and J.R. Nirmala, Ph.D.

Part I Multimedia in Language Teaching
In this part, Language Teaching through the use of multimedia receives focused attention. General issues are dealt with by several authors. Authors describe available multimedia and how these can be used for effective classroom teaching and for efficient learning of languages.

Language Teaching through Multimedia
P. Santhi

Multimedia for Language Learning and Teaching
R. Udhayakumar

Language Teaching in Multimedia Language Lab
A. Joycilin Shermila, Ph.D.

Interactive Multimedia Language Teaching Package: Design and Development
M. Ganesan, Ph.D.

Multimedia for Language Learning and Teaching
M. Collin P.Rayen

The Relevance of Web Application in Multimedia Teaching for Enhancing L2 Learning
V. Sakthivel and N. Kavitha, Ph.D.

Part II Multimedia and Teaching Indian Languages
Articles presented in this part focus their attention on specific issues relating to Indian languages.

Issues in Creation of Phonetic Resources for South Asian Language Pedagogy
Peri Bhaskararao, Ph.D.

Sanskrit Teaching: Multimedia Methodology and Tools
Prachi Sinha and Girish Nath Jha

A Multimedia-based Self-centered Language Learning System for Sanskrit
Pravin Pralayankar, Ph.D.

English Language Teaching and the Internet
V. Rajasekaran and A. Palaniappan

Queen's English
Vasanthi Ranganathan

Online Teaching and Testing of English Grammar at College Level
R. Gowrishankar, Ph.D., Karpagam and S. Sukumari

Enhancing Speaking Skills in English Through Creative Writing Supported with Information and Communication Technology - Jayashree Jagadeesan and N. Balasubramanian

The Role of Multimedia Software for Teaching English to the Rural Children: Experience in West Bengal
Anupam Basu, Sundandan Chakraborthy and Tamali Bhattacharya

The Effect of Computer Assisted Language Learning on the Tertiary Level of Students of Engineering
E. Sugantha Ezhil Mary

The Effect of Recast Timing on EFL Error Correction
Arezoo Farazandeh and Donya Farazandeh

Application of Human Language Technology (HLT) in Acquiring English for Specific Purpose (ESP): Problems and Perspectives
S. Gandhimathi

Part III Designing Multimedia Materials
Designing materials for Multimedia use is the focus of the articles presented in this part.

Multimedia Enhanced Language Teaching Can Never Be a Substitute for Classroom Teaching
G. Immanuel

Designing Language Learning Exercises for Multimedia
N. Nadaraja Pillai, Ph.D.

Multimedia Learning through Mobile Phones
K. R. Ganeshram

Methods to Exploit and Disseminate Authentic Multimedia Material for Teaching
J.R. Nirmala, Ph.D.

The Influence of Technology on English Language Teaching
David Wilson, Ph.D.

Reflection and Evaluation through Electronic Portfolios
Rita Rani Mandel

Part IV Building Foundations for the Future
Issues relating to the development of corpora, e-dictionaries, machine translation and other technical issues form the focus of this part.

Conceptual Lexicon for Knowledge Representation and Transfer
S. Rajendran, Ph.D.

Conversion of Imperative Sentences from Active to Passive Voice by Typological Homeomorphism
Rakesh Pandey, Ph.D. and H.S. Dhami

A Novel Approach for Acquisition of Knowledge and Knowledge Representation
R. Revathi and M. Vasantha

Computer Assisted Language Learning Applications (CALL): A Futuristic Perspective
S. Senthilkumar

Application of Computer-Aided Language Learning
P. Nagaraj, Ph.D. and V. Arthy

CALL Software Evaluation
Jeyalakshmi Subramanian

Language Teaching through Corpora
L. Ramamoorthy, Ph.D.

E-Dictionaries and Language Teaching in the Electronic Age
C. Sivashanmugam, Ph.D.

Communication Intelligence
I. Suhenya, Ph.D.

Text Extraction in Digital Video
A. Thilagavathy and K. K. Thyagharajan, Ph.D.

Building E-Dictionaries for Indian Languages
Yalamanchi Viswanatha Naidu

Machine Translation
Chandramathi, Ph.D.

Grammatical Agreement in Hindi-Telugu and Its Implementation in Machine Translation System
Akshara Guru, Christopher Mala, G. Israel, and S. Arul Dayanand

SOAP Secure System Design for Telemedicine Health Care System
B. Nagamalleswara Rao, N. Sambasiva Rao and V. Khanna

This is only the content list of artilces in this volume. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLES OF THIS VOLUME IN PRINTER-FRIENDLY VERSION.

Attitude towards Mother Tongue - A Study of the Tribal Students of Orissa | Computer-mediated Communication in a Bilingual Chatroom | Compensation Strategies for Speaking English Adopted by Engineering Students of Tamil Nadu - A Study | Acquisition of English Intransitive Verbs by Urdu Speakers | Community, Culture and Curriculum in the Context of Tribal Education in Orissa, India | Auxiliary Verbs in Modern Tamil | Getting Around 'Offensive' Language | Noun Morphology in Kuki-Chin Languages | A Plea for the Use of Language Portals in Imparting Communication Skills | Advances in Machine Translation Systems | A Comparative Study of the Effect of Explicit-inductive and Explicit-deductive Grammar Instruction in EFL Contexts | Lexical Choice and Social Context in Shashi Deshpande's That Long Silence | The Voice of Servility and Dominance Expressed through Animal Imagery in Adiga's The White Tiger | Phonological Analysis of English Phonotactics of Syllable Initial and Final Consonant Clusters by Yemeni Speakers of English | Effective Use of Language in Communicating News through Political Emergency | Helping the Limited English Proficient Learner Learn the Second Language Effectively through Strategy Instruction | P.S. Sri's The Temple Elephant: A Bestiary with Socio-Political and Spiritual Message | Papers Presented in the All-India Conference on Multimedia Enhanced Language Teaching - MELT 2009 | A Phonological Study of the Variety of English Spoken by Oriya Speakers in Western Orissa - A Doctoral Dissertation | HOME PAGE of November 2009 Issue | HOME PAGE | CONTACT EDITOR

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