Jan Deutekom


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Jan 142013

European money for developing software for learning how to read and write
In the framework of the Life Long Learning program of the European Union the project named The Digital Literacy Instructor will start in January 2013. It is not a program teaching digital literacy but it is a digital instructor for literacy. The aim of the project is developing specialized digital tools for training reading skills for adult learners who are first time readers in a second language. The program will be developed for beginning readers of Dutch, English, German and Finnish and will make use of automatic speech recognizing or ASR. Though ASR already is a complex process