Web Development & Language Learning

The following titles are examples of original software currently in use at Wichita State University's Intensive English Language Center.

All applications are written in PHP, HTML5, Javascript, jQuery, CSS3, Bootstrap, JSON. Records and data are stored in MySQL on an Apache server.

Reading Vocabulary

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.

Last update: Mar 04, 2020
IELC Syllabus

Syllabus uses interactive elements to create a more engaging introduction for new students. Another mobile-first layout designed for any platform or device.

Last update: Mar 26, 2020
Spelling Software Sample

Spelling is a simple, but favorite application of IELC students. Easy to use.
Click here to try it


Last update: Mar 03, 2020
SPEAK Test Software Picture

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

Last update: Apr 24, 2017
Academic Topics Software Picture

Academic Topics uses authentic contemporary videos to help students improve their listening skills and build their vocabulary.

Last update: Dec 11, 2018
Timed Readings Software Picture

Timed Readings challenges students to read college-level material and answer ten comprehension questions in six minutes.

Last update: Oct 29, 2018
Talk Write software

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.

Last update: Feb 20, 2017
 Software Picture

IELTS Readings is a series of passages that mirrors the standardized test many international students take in order to achieve English proficiency.

Last update: Mar 02, 2017
Grammar Tutorial Software Picture

Grammar Tutorial assignments provide students a thorough review of basic structure concepts. Randomized quizzes follow task sets. Managed via MySQL and PHP.

Last update: Apr 05, 2018
IELC Teacher's Gradebook Software Picture

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.

Last update: Apr 16, 2018
 Software Picture

IELC Gradebook (2) The faculty gradebook uses some jQuery features to enhance data

Last update: Nov 20, 2017
Student Schedule Software Picture

Student Schedules IELC students use this Bootstrap-based page to view their schedules, syllabus, etc. Scripting done in PHP and MySQL

Last update: Mar 22, 2018
IELC Lab Gradebook Software Picture

IELC Lab Gradebook is an in-house creation specifically designed to plan lessons and track student progress. Coded in PHP, Javascript, and MySQL

Last update: Feb 27, 2020