Summer Workshop | Games2Teach collaboratory

When: 
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:00 CDT to Friday, July 02, 2021 - 13:00 CDT
Location: 
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

Please notify us by June 22, 2021 of accessibility needs for the workshop, by emailing coerll@austin.utexas.edu.