WordDive is a gamified language-learning app that helps users learn useful vocabulary and expressions for different usage scenarios, including travel and work. The content is adaptable to user goals and preferences, making it suitable for beginners and advanced learners alike. The exercises engage multiple sensory and cognitive faculties, which make them compatible with various learning styles. Nine languages are available for study through the mobile app.
WordDive offers comprehensive materials and high-quality interactives for practicing foreign language vocabulary and grammar.
The product gives users much autonomy, in terms of creating a learning path and determining how much scaffolding they want for each problem.
The product does a stellar job giving feedback that has a motivating effect and is very easy to jump right into.
The product doesn't force competition between users, but being able to see how your friends are performing and sharing your own success can work as an extra source of motivation.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.