American sign language vocabulary: computer aided instruction for non-signers

TitleAmerican sign language vocabulary: computer aided instruction for non-signers
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsHenderson-Summet, Valerie, Weaver, K, Westeyn, TL, Starner, TE
Conference NameProceedings of the 10th international {ACM} {SIGACCESS} conference on Computers and accessibility
Publisher{ACM}
Conference LocationHalifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
ISBN Number978-1-59593-976-0
Keywordscomputer assisted language learning, sign language
Abstract

In this paper we present the results of a study designed to evaluate the computer-based methods of learning American Sign Language {(ASL).} We describe a method including an initial instruction session along with receptive and generative language tests which were administered after a week-long retention interval. We show a strong correlations (r=.62

URLhttp://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1414538
DOI10.1145/1414471.1414538