MicroStory Method: A Memorization Assistance Tool for a Digital Textbook

ID: 43289 Type: Brief Paper: New Development
  1. Takashi Nishikawa and Yasushi Ikei, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
  2. Takeshi Kitazawa, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan

Tuesday, June 24 3:05-3:25 PM Location: B3107 View on map

Presider: Okan Arslan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

Abstract: This paper describes a new technique of memorization assistance for a digital textbook. A method of a memorable annotation, MicroStory, was introduced where a sentence was semi-automatically generated describing a known person performed what was related to the target word to remember. A model experiment of memorization was performed regarding the model digital textbook pages. The result suggested that memorization performance in terms of target word recall was improved by using the proposed method.

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