Applications of Robot Assisted Language Learning (RALL) in Language Learning and Teaching

Nader Assadi Aidinlou
2014 International Journal of Language and Linguistics  
This study covers a complete overview of the theoretical rationale of application of robots, other instructional inter faces like CALL, MALL, m-learning, r-learning, different types of robots, their instructional roles , their educational activities, the related researches, findings, and challenges of robotic assisted language learning . Since robotic revolution, many investigators in different countries have attempted to utilize robots to enhance education. As many people in the world have
more » ... onal computers (PCs), in the following years, Personal Robots (PR) may become the next tool for every one's life. Robots not only have the attributes of CALL/MALL, but also are able for independent movements, voice/visual recognition and environmental interactions, non-verbal communication, collaboration with native speakers, diagnosing pronunciation, video conferencing with native speakers, native speaker tutoring, adaptability, sensing, repeatability, intelligence, mobility and human appearance. Robot-aided learning (r-learning) services can be described as interactive and instructional activities which can be interacted and performed between robots and learners in both virtual and real worlds.
doi:10.11648/j.ijll.s.2014020301.12 fatcat:fl4ihm4kyrbanacwd4ol7uv3ym