The Tutorial Program
The main features in the tutorial program include:
- Easy to use interface.
- 3D avatar model for signing.
- 3D avatar model shows emotion.
- Tutorial Mode.
- Finger Spelling Mode.
- Numbers Mode.
- Dialogue Mode.
- Over 60 sign phrases to learn.
- Random Quiz tests.
Easy to use interface
The interface of the Auslan Tution System can be completed
by mouse clicking. Navigation through the system is also straight
via a series of graphical menus.
3D avatar model for signing
System uses a 3D model of an avatar for displaying the Auslan
This avatar can be rotated during signing, giving the user full 360
The 3D avatar also displays emotions and facial expressions (which can
altered) during signing an Auslan phrase. This provides the user with a
of how facial expressions are incorporated into Auslan.
The tutorial mode of the Auslan Tuition System is where the user is
a variety of different Auslan phrases. This is the main mode for
This mode is used for teaching the user how to finger spell. There may
occasions where there is no direct translation for an English word to
In these cases, finger spelling is used to manually represent English.
This mode is where the concept of signing numbers is shown to the user.
The mode contains two avatars signing a conversation. This mode shows
phrases (from the tutorial mode) in context through two-persons
phrases to learn
The tuition system currently contains over 60 different phrases. These
are categorised into Greetings
, Common Questions
, and Feelings
Quiz tests can be given in each of the phrase categories in the
Mode. These quizes are randomly generated, so each time the quiz will
different. The quizs provide a good way to consolidate the learning of
Thu Mar 25 13:35:43 WST 2004
Created by: Jason C. Wong