Using Pinterest to Organize and Display Multimedia Materials for Chinese Language Instruction

ID: 39855 Type: Brief Paper: Demonstration
  1. Lih-Ching Chen Wang, Cleveland State University, United States

Thursday, June 27 3:05-3:25 PM Location: Sidney View on map

Presider: Farzana Latif, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Abstract: Chinese, like most languages that do not employ a Western alphabet, is difficult for native English speakers to master. Multimedia materials can be very helpful in the teaching/learning process. Web-based resources provide many free, valuable multimedia learning materials, but accessing them and organizing them can be a demanding task. This article will describe the advantages of using Pinterest, a free, web-based social networking tool, to organize multimedia materials for use in curriculum and instruction in Chinese and other foreign language instruction.


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