The influence of affordances on user preferences for multimedia language learning applications

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Uther, Maria; Banks, Adrian P;
(2016)

This study investigates the influence of sensory and cognitive affordances on the user experience of mobile devices for multimedia language learning applications. A primarily audio-based language learning application – ‘Vowel Trainer’, was chosen against a comparison, t... View more
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