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dc.title Preparing teachers for the application of AI-powered technologies in foreign language education en
dc.contributor.author Pokrivčáková, Silvia
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Language and Cultural Education
dc.identifier.issn 1339-4045 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2019
utb.relation.volume 7
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 135
dc.citation.epage 153
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Walter De Gruyter Gmbh
dc.identifier.doi 10.2478/jolace-2019-0025
dc.relation.uri https://content.sciendo.com/view/journals/jolace/7/3/article-p135.xml
dc.subject foreign language education en
dc.subject artificial intelligence en
dc.subject machine learning en
dc.subject adaptive learning en
dc.subject personalised language learning en
dc.description.abstract As any other area of human lives, current state of foreign language education has been greatly influenced by the latest developments in the modern information communication technologies. The paper focuses specifically on the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI), which includes a wide range of technologies and methods, such as machine learning, adaptive learning, natural language processing, data mining, crowdsourcing, neural networks or an algorithm, into foreign language learning and teaching. First, the paper is concerned with changes brought to foreign language education specifically through the application of AI-powered tools and discusses ICALL (intelligent computer assisted language learning) as a subset of CALL. Second, it summarizes eight types of AI-powered tools for foreign language education and related results of the existing research, however scarce it is. Third, it discusses the frame for effective preparation of foreign language teachers in order to integrate AI-powered tools into their teaching to make it easier, less time-consuming and more effective. The author argues for reconsideration of the existing frames of requirements for CALL teachers. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1009541
utb.identifier.obdid 43880647
utb.identifier.wok 000505790700008
utb.source J-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-24T13:28:14Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-24T13:28:14Z
dc.description.sponsorship [KEGA 001TTU-4/2019]
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Pokrivčáková, Silvia
utb.fulltext.affiliation Silvia Pokrivcakova University of Tomas Bata in Zlin, Czech Republic University of Trnava, Slovakia pokrivcakova@utb.cz, silvia.pokrivcakova@truni.sk
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship The paper presents partial results of the project KEGA 001TTU-4/2019: University education of non-native teachers of foreign languages in national and international contexts.
utb.wos.affiliation [Pokrivcakova, Silvia] Univ Tomas Bata Zlin, Zlin, Czech Republic; [Pokrivcakova, Silvia] Univ Trnava, Dept English Language & Literature, Fac Educ, Priemyslena 4, Trnava 91843, Slovakia
utb.fulltext.projects KEGA 001TTU-4/2019
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