Learning Technologies Research


Comprehension and Pronunciation Instructional Tools for Adult Learners

The goal of the CAPITAL project is to tackle the adult literacy problem through the automatic generation of reading exercises. CAPITAL provides mobile applications for student instruction and assessment and a central online dashboard for instructors, with the goal of providing an integrated system of algorithmically-generated exercises and instructor-guided learning materials. Our motivation is to generate, present, and evaluate literacy-based exercises automatically, for the benefit of both instructors and learners.

CAPITAL is broken into two sub-projects, each targeting users at a different level of literacy: