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Designing an Educational Toy for Japanese Language Learning: Exploring Multidisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Research in Design and Linguistics

Montana-Hoyos, Carlos; Kinoshita, Yuko


This article presents a multidisciplinary and cross-cultural project, merging design research and linguistics research to develop an educational toy for learning Japanese language targeted to Australian school learners. We explain in detail the linguistic content, the rationales and design process; and report on initial findings from user testing. In summary: the final outcome of the research project, a toy to teach Japanese, focuses on verbal conjugations. We designed and produced a set of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: The International Journal of Design in Society
DOI: 10.18848/2325-1328/CGP/v12i01/17-33


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