Xu Publishes Article About Multimedia Approaches to Language Instruction

De Bao Xu
De Bao Xu
Professor of Chinese De Bao Xu published an article, "New Technology for Language Instruction and Film Studies-Combination of DVD with PowerPoint Presentation," in Studies on Teaching Chinese Under Different Circumstances, (ed., the Center of Chinese Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University; pub., Press for Researches on Foreign Language Teaching, Beijing, 2010. )

In this article, Xu reviews the theoretical basis for incorporating multimedia into second language acquisition. He also discusses the criteria for combining DVD with language and film instruction. Finally, Xu introduces, compares and contrasts all the available technology to incorporate DVD into PowerPoint presentation with detailed examples and illustrations. An evaluation of each of the available technology is also provided.
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