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Digital Literacy in University Context
Responsable du projet Liana Konstantidinou
   
Collaborateur Alice Delorme Benites
Caroline Lehr
   
Partenaire Sara Cotelli
Maik Philipp
Elizabeth Steele
   
Résumé Writing in most contexts today is done with digital, computer-assisted support. Technologies based on artificial intelligence (AI) such as intelligent tutoring (IT), automated writing evaluation (AWE) and machine translation (MT) present new opportunities, perspectives, and risks for tertiary education. The challenge in university contexts is to determine how the advantages of AI-related technology can be leveraged in language teaching and academic writing while minimizing potential issues such as ineffective communication, miscommunication, and misuse (e.g. plagiarism). The main goal of the project is to show how they can be brought systematically into classrooms and coaching as surrogates for how to exploit AI in education, empowering lecturers and students by demonstrating how smart machines can help students to improve their writing. In order to meet this goal, we will evaluate the applicability of various types of digital multilingual writing support in Swiss universities and heighten current and potential users’ awareness of the opportunities and risks they entail.
   
Mots-clés technologie; enseignement/apprentissage des langues; traduction automatique; feedback; multilinguisme
   
Page internet http://https://www.zhaw.ch/en/linguistics/digital-literac...
   
Type de projet Recherche appliquée
Domaine de recherche Linguistique appliquée
Source de financement swissuniversities et universités partenaires
Etat En cours
Début de projet 1-1-2021
Fin du projet 31-12-2024
Budget alloué CHF 2.06 million
Contact Sara Cotelli