Web Development & Language Learning
The following titles are examples of original software currently in use at Wichita State University's Intensive English Language Center.
Reading & Vocabulary is an application designed to help English language learners build their vocabulary while improving their ability understand contexts and make inferences. Its mobile-first layout makes it usable on any platform or device.
Syllabus uses interactive elements to create a more engaging introduction for new students. Another mobile-first layout designed for any platform or device.
Spelling is a simple, but favorite application of IELC students. Easy to use.
Last update: Apr 03, 2020
SPEAK Test is a licensed revision to Educational Testing Service's oral exam. IELC Faculty use this assessment tool with graduate students who apply for teaching assistantships. The application is paperless, synchronized to be hands-free. Includes jQuery and CSS3 features
Academic Topics uses authentic contemporary videos to help students improve their listening skills and build their vocabulary.
Timed Readings challenges students to read college-level material and answer ten comprehension questions in six minutes.
TalkWrite is straightforward activity that uses the Google voice recognition system as a pronunciation practice tool. Students listen to a model voice and imitate it. Colorized feedback assists and motivates the user.
IELTS Readings is a series of passages that mirrors the standardized test many international students take in order to achieve English proficiency.
Grammar Tutorial assignments provide students a thorough review of basic structure concepts. Randomized quizzes follow task sets. Managed via MySQL and PHP.
IELC Gradebook (1) This tablet-friendly application is used by faculty to record attendance, scores, etc. It also allows them to communicate with students. PHP, HTML, and MySQL based.
IELC Gradebook (2) The faculty gradebook uses some jQuery features to enhance data
Student Schedules IELC students use this Bootstrap-based page to view their schedules, syllabus, etc. Scripting done in PHP and MySQL