The Pedagogical Evaluation of TERENCE: Preliminary Results for Hearing Learners in Italy

  • V. Cofini
  • D. Di Giacomo
  • Tania di Mascio
  • Rosella Gennari
  • Pierpaolo Vittorini
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 292)

Abstract

TERENCE is a European FP7 ICT multidisciplinary project that is developing an Adaptive Learning System (ALS) for supporting poor comprehenders and their educators. The paper reports on the evaluation of the pedagogical effectiveness of TERENCE, i.e., its ability of increasing reading comprehension. The evaluation, for hearing children, in Italy, showed the efficiency of TERENCE in the improvement of comprehension ability, by means of silent reading associated with smart games in scholar age.

Keywords

TEL evaluation reading comprehension statistical analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Cofini
    • 1
  • D. Di Giacomo
    • 1
  • Tania di Mascio
    • 2
  • Rosella Gennari
    • 3
  • Pierpaolo Vittorini
    • 1
  1. 1.Dep. of LHESUniversity of L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  2. 2.Dep. of EISMUniversity of L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly
  3. 3.Faculty of Computer ScienceFUBBolzanoItaly

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