Developing an AI-based learning system for L2 learners’ authentic and ubiquitous learning in English language

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Abstract

Motivated by the rapid development and application of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in education and the needs of language learners during the COVID-19 pandemic, an AI-enabled English language learning (AIELL) system featuring authentic and ubiquitous learning for the acquisition of vocabulary and grammar in English as a second language (L2) was developed. The aim of this study was to present the developmental process and methods used to design, develop, evaluate, and validate the AIELL system and to distil key design features for English learning in authentic contexts. There were 20 participants in the tests, with three interviewees in the study. Mixed research methods were employed to analyse the data, including a demonstration test, a usability test, and an interview. The quantitative and qualitative data collected and analysed affirmed the validity and usability of the design and helped identify areas for further improvements to the desired features. This study informs the integration of AI into facilitating language teaching and learning guided by the mobile learning principle. Copyright © 2022 by the authors.
Original languageEnglish
Article number15527
JournalSustainability
Volume14
Issue number23
Early online date22 Nov 2022
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2022

Citation

Jia, F., Sun, D., Ma, Q., & Looi, C.‐K. (2022). Developing an AI-based learning system for L2 learners’ authentic and ubiquitous learning in English language. Sustainability, 14(23). Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.3390/su142315527

Keywords

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mobile learning
  • Authentic and ubiquitous learning
  • System development
  • English as L2 learner

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