Speech and Language Technology in Education (SLaTE2007)

The Summit Inn, Farmington, PA, USA
October 1-3, 2007



Bibliographic Reference

[SLaTE-2007] Proceedings of the SLaTE Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education, Farmington, PA, USA, October 1-3, 2007; Carnegie Mellon University and ISCA Archive, http://www.isca-speech.org/archive/slate_2007



Author Index and Quick Access to Abstracts

Alwan   Asakawa   Balogh   Bernstein   Black   BOGART   Brusk   Callan   Callaway   Chan   Chao   Chen   Cheng   Chevalier   Chipman   Cui   D’Arcy   D’Mello   Dzikovska   ELLIS   Eskenazi (65)   Eskenazi (73)   Eskenazi (124)   Farrow   Futagi   Graesser   Gweon   Heilman   Heritage   Higgins   Hirose   Hjalmarson   Hollingsed   Johnson   Jordan   Joshi (53)   Joshi (96)   Kakkonen   Kamata   Kennedy   Ketchum   King   Koedinger   Kostin   Kulkarni   Kumar   Litman (17)   Litman (57)   Liu   MacWhinney   Makino   Maravich   Marques-Pita   Massaro   Matheson   McGraw   Meron   Minematsu (100)   Minematsu (116)   Mitamura   Moore   Mostow   Mozgovoy   Olszewski   Ostendorf   Pelton   Perfetti   Petersen   Price   Rankin   Rosé (53)   Rosé (96)   Russell   SENEFF (9)   Seneff (41)   Seneff (84)   Sheehan   Stolarski   Sutinen   Tongia   Townshend   Valente   VanLehn   Varadharajan   Wang, Chao   Wang, Shizhen   Ward, Arthur   Ward, Nigel G.   Wik   Wylie   Xi   Xu   Yoshimura   Zechner  

Names written in boldface refer to first authors, in CAPITAL letters to keynote and invited papers. Full papers can be accessed from the abstracts (ISCA members only). Please note that each abstract opens in a separate window.



Table of Contents and Access to Abstracts

Keynotes

Ellis, Nick C. / Bogart, Pamela S. H.: "Speech and language technology in education: the perspective from SLA research and practice", 1-8.

Seneff, Stephanie: "Web-based dialogue and translation games for spoken language learning", 9-16.

Technology Supporting Learning Experiments

VanLehn, Kurt / Jordan, Pamela / Litman, Diane: "Developing pedagogically effective tutorial dialogue tactics: experiments and a testbed", 17-20.

Wylie, Ruth / Mitamura, Teruko / Koedinger, Ken / Rankin, Jim: "Doing more than teaching students: opportunities for CALL in the learning sciences", 21-24.

Yoshimura, Yuki / MacWhinney, Brian: "The effect of oral repetition on L2 speech fluency: an experimental tool and language tutor", 25-28.

Liu, Ying / Massaro, Dominic W. / Chen, Trevor H. / Chan, Derek / Perfetti, Charles: "Using visual speech for training Chinese pronunciation: an in-vivo experiment", 29-32.

Language Learning Systems

Meron, Joram / Valente, Andre / Johnson, W. Lewis: "Improving the authoring of foreign language interactive lessons in the tactical language training system", 33-36.

Chevalier, Sylvain: "Speech interaction with Saybot, a CALL software to help Chinese learners of English", 37-40.

Chao, Chih-yu / Seneff, Stephanie / Wang, Chao: "An interactive interpretation game for learning Chinese", 41-44.

Xu, Ling / Varadharajan, Vinithra / Maravich, Joyce / Tongia, Rahul / Mostow, Jack: "DeSIGN: an intelligent tutor to teach american sign language", 45-48.

Dialogue I (Methods)

D’Mello, Sidney K. / King, Brandon / Stolarski, Michal / Chipman, Patrick / Graesser, Arthur: "The effects of speech recognition errors on learner²s contributions, knowledge, emotions, and interaction experience", 49-52.

Joshi, Mahesh / Rosé, Carolyn Penstein: "Using transactivity in conversation for summarization of educational dialogue", 53-56.

Ward, Arthur / Litman, Diane: "Automatically measuring lexical and acoustic/prosodic convergence in tutorial dialog corpora", 57-60.

Hollingsed, Tasha K. / Ward, Nigel G.: "A combined method for discovering short-term affect-based response rules for spoken tutorial dialog", 61-64.

Dialogue II (Systems)

McGraw, Ian / Seneff, Stephanie: "Immersive second language acquisition in narrow domains: a prototype ISLAND dialogue system", 84-87.

Wik, Preben / Hjalmarson, Anna / Brusk, Jenny: "DEAL - a serious game for CALL practicing conversational skills in the trade domain", 88-91.

Callaway, Charles / Dzikovska, Myroslava / Farrow, Elaine / Marques-Pita, Manuel / Matheson, Colin / Moore, Johanna: "The Beetle and BeeDiff tutoring systems", 92-95.

Kumar, Rohit / Gweon, Gahgene / Joshi, Mahesh / Cui, Yue / Rosé, Carolyn Penstein: "Supporting students working together on math with social dialogue", 96-99.

Natural Language Processing Applications for Education

Heilman, Michael / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Application of automatic thesaurus extraction for computer generation of vocabulary questions", 65-68.

Petersen, Sarah E. / Ostendorf, Mari: "Text simplification for language learners: a corpus analysis", 69-72.

Kulkarni, Anagha / Callan, Jamie / Eskenazi, Maxine: "Dictionary definitions: the likes and the unlikes", 73-76.

Mozgovoy, Maxim / Kakkonen, Tuomo / Sutinen, Erkki: "Using natural language parsers in plagiarism detection", 77-79.

Sheehan, Kathleen M. / Kostin, Irene / Futagi, Yoko: "Sourcefinder: a construct-driven approach for locating appropriately targeted reading comprehension source texts", 80-83.

Challenges for Speech Technologies

Minematsu, Nobuaki: "Are learners myna birds to the averaged distributions of native speakers? - a note ofwarning from a serious speech engineer -", 100-103.

Black, Alan W.: "Speech synthesis for educational technology", 104-107.

Russell, Martin / D’Arcy, Shona: "Challenges for computer recognition of children²s speech", 108-111.

Pronunciation and Fluency

Balogh, Jennifer / Bernstein, Jared / Cheng, Jian / Townshend, Brent: "Automatic evaluation of reading accuracy: assessing machine scores", 112-115.

Minematsu, Nobuaki / Kamata, K. / Asakawa, S. / Makino, T. / Hirose, Keikichi: "Structural representation of pronunciation and its application for classifying Japanese learners of English", 116-119.

Wang, Shizhen / Price, Patti / Heritage, Margaret / Alwan, Abeer: "Automatic evaluation of children's performance on an English syllable blending task", 120-123.

Eskenazi, Maxine / Kennedy, Angela / Ketchum, Carlton / Olszewski, Robert / Pelton, Garrett: "The NativeaccentTM pronunciation tutor: measuring success in the real world", 124-127.

Zechner, Klaus / Higgins, Derrick / Xi, Xiaoming: "SpeechraterTM: a construct-driven approach to scoring spontaneous non-native speech", 128-131.