University of Texas at Austin, Glickman Center (Patton Hall - RLP 1.302B)
An interactive workshop where language teachers experience collaborative, game-oriented play, learn how game design principles promote language acquisition, and learn to implement games in their classrooms. Based on the Games2Teach project from CASLS (University of Oregon) and CERCLL (University of Arizona).
Participants will be able to explain how game design principles promote language acquisition.
Participants will articulate at least one lesson in which learning opportunities are extended and enhanced with intentional use of game design principles.
Participants will demonstrate understanding of the connection between cognitive processes, play, and how play enhances learning.
Participants will demonstrate understanding of how play can promote interactional competence.
The University of Texas at Austin