The foundations of DARIUS are coming along nicely. Here’s a screenshot of the vocabulary builder running some dummy data:
It runs in any standards-compliant web browser and can mix and match focus and response types (for example, where the above is picture & sound -> written word, you can view the lesson in any combination).
Still lots to do, and this is only one feature. There is an entire array of social networking hooks that are going to be integrated, a large digital library of learning resources with an OCR wiki so that readers can add in notes and help make the texts more searchable, as well as a distributed hints system so that users viewing the same document can chat about it as they leaf through.
Stay tuned. 🙂
2 thoughts on “Sneak peek at DARIUS progress”
Wow, looks great. The platform, at least from the screen shot, reminds me of Rosetta Stone. Are you designing this yourself?
It sounds awesome. What would be good is to have electronic Aramaic texts such as the Peshitta available, with a morphological analysis like the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon, but with a facility for users to add comments to the text, comparing verses, etc. and maybe a way for people to add WAV or MP3 files, such as narrating a chapter. Awesome. Just imagine that for the Targums or the Peshitta Tanakh.