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My Mandarin research assignment

By Confused Laowai | Date: May 26th, 2011 | Category: Class

So, I have just sent of my program to four students to evaluate and test my program. I currently have a research assignment for my Master’s to develop a multimedia learning solution for whatever one decides on. I decided to develop a program that helps one revise and study words for an upcoming test (the 2nd years at my Uni have a test on June 2, thus have a week to use the program). I […]

Flashcards and Second Language Acquisition

By Confused Laowai | Date: November 11th, 2010 | Category: Language

A heated debate surged on Randy’s site the past week. I was subsequently banned from the site, because of my strong ideas on flashcards. Randy firmly believed that flashcards are detrimental to language learning. I thought differently. At first my comments were strong, but never personal or attacking. Randy interpreted this an attack. I got frustrated and did post a comment confronting him on his blatant disregard for people’s opinions and his way of handling […]