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MERLOT II


    

Peer Review


Language and Linguistics Resources

by Kylie Hsu
 

Ratings

Overall Rating:

5 stars
Content Quality: 5 stars
Effectiveness: 5 stars
Ease of Use: 5 stars
Reviewed: Oct 03, 2001 by World Languages Editorial Board
Overview: - Skills area(s) addressed: Chinese language and culture learning / information on world languages and linguistics organizations.

- Learning outcomes: Students can get lots of information about Chinese language and culture learning through the links provided in this website. In addition, students can also find the activities and services that a variety of international language and linguistics organizations provide.

- Target language used: English instruction and translation are used along with Chinese in most of the websites linked to this site.

- Links to outside resources: This site is a collection of links to outside resources in Chinese language and cultural learning along with sites of language and linguistics related organizations.

Evaluation and Observation

Content Quality

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: This site offers a wealth of information on Chinese Language and Culture Learning, including Chinese character writing, Chinese literature, traditional and popular Chinese culture, Chinese language software & AV programs, and on-line Chinese dictionaries. The author collected these resource sites and organized them very well under specific categories.
Concerns:

Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: This site is definitely useful as a teaching and learning tool for Chinese. It can be incorporated at various levels of Chinese language and culture classes. Students can also make use of the information to do self-study or class project.
Concerns:

Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty

Rating: 5 stars
Strengths: The site itself is clearly designed and easy to read. It provides links in an organized way that helps users to locate the information easily.
Concerns: