Gamification and Language Learning
Date: Saturday, January 10th, 2015 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speaker: Mark Yong (Kyushu Sangyou University)
The presentation will describe what exactly a game is and why they are fun. In particular there will be a look at self determination theory and motivation. There will also be a discussion on game design and how this can be applied to any activity through the process of gamification. In the final part, Mark Yong will show how he applied gamification to a university level TEFL classroom, and discuss his preliminary results.
Organization: Kitakyushu Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Kitakyushu JALT)
Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen
Venue: Wel-Tobata, Tobata, Kitakyushu (map)
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