ABC-Net: Literacy Tool Based on Entities

Óscar Mortágua Pereira, Joaquim M. H. Sousa Pinto, "ABC-Net: Literacy Tool Based on Entities", Proc. CELDA: International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, Lisbon, Portugal, Dec 2004
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Abstract

In the 21st century the demanding for reading and writing capabilities will increase not only in the children but also in the adult generation. For adults, their level of literacy will determine the job they may get, the way they will behave as citizens, the way they will grow up their own children, etc. Literacy is the basic key tool for a successful future. Information requires literacy information is being redirected to the internet, requiring not only additional investments but also additional skills. The skills to deal with new technologies is the new challenge for the 21st century. abcNet is a web based application which aims at teaching how to read and write.

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Conference: CELDA: International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age in Lisbon, Portugal