Dongdong Chen

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Digital Humanities Faculty Fellowship, Seton Hall University

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In 2003, Dr. Chen developed a web-based program,, to target the challenges of learning the Chinese language. This tool facilitates the acquisition of Chinese pronunciation and the writing system for beginners. For over a decade, Dr. Chen and her students, as well as others in the Chinese-learning community, have used this program. While the online program has been functioning well for the instructional purposes, the media files must be updated in order to support mobile learning. Furthermore, copyright considerations will be addressed regarding the integration of existing video clips. The proposed upgrade will be achieved through a collaboration with a graduate student in Asian Studies Program, and the instructional designers at the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center. The completed product will serve as effective instructional materials for both instructors and learners of Chinese.