Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:00 CDT to Friday, July 02, 2021 - 13:00 CDT
Online in Zoom
An interactive, online 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. Tuesday 6/29 and Friday 7/2 are synchronous, and Wednesday 6/30 and Thursday 7/1 involve supported, asynchronous prototype development. 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.
Cost: $50 for teachers & faculty, $25 for students