Linguistik online 17, 5/03

Problem-based Web-based Teaching in a Computational Linguistics Curriculum

Kai-Uwe Carstensen / Michael Hess (Zurich)



This paper presents an approach for combining web-based learning (WBL) with problem-based learning (PBL), aiming at computer aided learning (CAL) support for introductory lectures to Computational Linguistics. Contrary to most current learning paradigms, we neither follow the "platform + content"-approach of current learning management systems used for distance learning, nor focus on the collaborative aspects of PBL. Instead we propose a text-centred concept for individual learning featuring problem-based interactive learning applications (TIP).


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