v-LEARNING - Using Voice for Distant Learning in Emerging Regions

Thushari Atapattu, Kasun De Zoysa

Abstract

At present, accessing the internet through visual interfaces is the most common approach. However, it requires some basic resources such as a computer or web-enabled mobile device, an internet connection, electricity and some amount of IT literacy. Because of the relatively high cost of this set up, underprivileged users are unaware or have no direct access to the internet. Since voice communications through telephony systems do belong to the growing trend, people make use of telephones for various purposes. Among them, accessing web through telephone devices is explored. In this paper, we present an approach to access the learning materials of the Learning Management System (LMS) of University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka through interactive voice driven applications.

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Atapattu T. and De Zoysa K. (2009). v-LEARNING - Using Voice for Distant Learning in Emerging Regions . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8111-82-1, pages 216-221. DOI: 10.5220/0001971702160221


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu09,
author={Thushari Atapattu and Kasun De Zoysa},
title={v-LEARNING - Using Voice for Distant Learning in Emerging Regions},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2009},
pages={216-221},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001971702160221},
isbn={978-989-8111-82-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - v-LEARNING - Using Voice for Distant Learning in Emerging Regions
SN - 978-989-8111-82-1
AU - Atapattu T.
AU - De Zoysa K.
PY - 2009
SP - 216
EP - 221
DO - 10.5220/0001971702160221