The OER Knowledge Cloud makes use of cookies. By continuing, you consent to this use. More information.
Integrating machine translation into MOOCs
Castilho, Sheila · Gaspari, Federico · Moorkens, Joss · Way, Andy · Gómez Chova, Luis [secondary] · López Martínez, Agustín [secondary] · Candel Torres, Ignacio [secondary]

PublishedMarch 2017
ConferenceInternational Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Volume 1, Pages 9360 - 9365
PublisherIATED
CountrySpain, Europe

ABSTRACT
This paper presents TraMOOC (Translation for Massive Open Online Courses), a European research project developed with the intention of empowering international learners in the digital multilingual world by providing reliable machine translation (MT) specifically tailored to MOOCs from English into 11 languages (Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian). The paper describes how the project is addressing the challenges involved in developing an innovative, high-quality MT service for producing accurate translations of heterogeneous multi-genre MOOC materials, encompassing subtitles of video lectures, assignments, tutorials, and social web text posted on student blogs and fora. Based on the results of a large-scale and multi-method evaluation conducted as part of the TraMOOC project, we offer a reflection on how to best integrate state-of-the-art MT into MOOC platforms. The conclusion summarizes the key lessons learned, that can be applied by the wider community of international professionals with an interest in the multilingual aspects of innovative education and new learning technologies

Keywords distance learning · e-learning · machine translation (MT) · MOOCs · translation

Published atBarcelona
ISBN978-84-697-3777-4
RefereedYes
DOI10.21125/edulearn.2017.0765
URLhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/318706512_INTEGRATING_MACHINE_TRANSLATION_INTO_MOOCS
Other informationEDULEARN17
Export optionsBibTex · EndNote · Tagged XML · Google Scholar



AVAILABLE FILES
Castilho et al 2017.pdf · 247KB31 downloads



Viewed by 93 distinct readers




CLOUD COMMUNITY REVIEWS

The evaluations below represent the judgements of our readers and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Cloud editors.

Click a star to be the first to rate this document


POST A COMMENT
SIMILAR RECORDS

Open Educational Resources for management education lessons from experience
Humbert, Marc; Rébillard, Cécile; Rennard, Jean-Philippe
Open movements have gained increasing importance in various areas. In this paper we are interested in the particular case of Open Educational Resources (OER) and more specifically in the use of OER in Management ...
Match: distance learning; e-learning

Technological developments and tertiary education delivery models: The arrival of MOOCs: Massive Open Online Courses
Shrivastava, Avinash; Guiney, Peter
This paper aims to assist the New Zealand Ministry of Education, the Tertiary Education Commission and other decision-makers in the tertiary education sector to gain a better understanding of the newer ...
Match: distance learning; e-learning

Advancement of Open Learning through MOOCs in Academic Libraries: Impact and Challenges
Sahu, Srikanta; Rana, Chakradhar
Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs have been accepted as an authentic source of learning, which have drastically changed the higher education system such as distance learning, online learning, e-learning, open ...
Match: e-learning; MOOCs

Massive open online courses: A review of usage and evaluation
Sinclair, Jane; Boyatt, Russell; Rocks, Claire; Joy, Mike
The massive open online course (MOOC) has seen a dramatic rise in prominence over the last five years and is heralded by some as disrupting existing pedagogy and practices within the education sector, while others are ...
Match: e-learning; MOOCs; Europe

Determination of teachers’ perspectives and level of readiness towards MOOCs for tolerance education
Arnavut, Ahmet; Bicen, Hüseyin
New opportunities are now provided in individual’s lives due to the development of technology. This has led to changes in educational environments as well as technology, which has removed barriers to participation due ...
Match: distance learning; MOOCs

An empirical study on users' adoption of MOOCs from the perspective of the institutional theory
Gao, Shang; Yang, Yuhao
MOOC, which stands for massive open online course, has attracted millions of users around the world and it has a promise to be a very important element of future education. However, there is a little research on users' ...
Match: e-learning; MOOCs

Understanding the quality factors that influence the continuance intention of students toward participation in MOOCs
Yang, Ming; Shao, Zhen; Liu, Qian; Liu, Chuiyi
The massive open online course (MOOC) is emerging as the new paradigm for modern education. The success of MOOCs depends on learners' continued usage. Drawing upon the information systems success model (IS success ...
Match: e-learning; MOOCs

MOOCs – why (not)? Opportunities and barriers for European universities and organisations
Friedl, Christian; Maček, Anita; Driha, Oana; Jansen, Darco; et al.
Overview of papers on enhancement of European Higher Education as presented during the Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference in Rome, October 2016 This paper discusses the preliminary outcomes of a ...
Match: e-learning; MOOCs; Europe

How directing formal students to institutionally-delivered OER supports their success
Law, Patrina
The OpenLearn platform was launched in 2006 with the aim of delivering excerpts of the Open University’s (UK) (OU) curriculum as open educational resources (OER). Now reaching over 8.5m learners a year, the platform ...
Match: distance learning; MOOCs; Europe

Student engagement in massive open online courses
Sinclair, Jane; Kalvala, Sara
Completion rates in massive open online courses (MOOCs) are disturbingly low. Existing analysis has focused on patterns of resource access and prediction of drop-out using learning analytics. In contrast, the ...
Match: e-learning; MOOCs