This book provides the first comprehensive overview of theoretical issues, historical developments and current trends in ICALL (Intelligent Computer-Assisted Language Learning). It assumes a basic familiarity with Second Language Acquisition (SLA) theory and teaching, CALL and linguistics. It is of interest to upper undergraduate and/or graduate students who study CALL, SLA, language pedagogy, applied linguistics, computational linguistics or artificial intelligence as well as researchers with a background in any of these fields.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. NLP in CALL 3. Error Analysis and Description 4. Feedback 5. Student Modeling 6. The Past and the Future
Trude Heift is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at Simon Fraser University in Canada.
Mathias Schulze is Associate Professor of German at the University of Waterloo in Canada.
"A must-read for any computational linguist intending to start work in the field of CALL."