Fukuoka JALT:

Gamification and Language Learning

Date: Saturday, March 28th, 2015 Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Speaker: Markus 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: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen

Venue: Fukuoka Building, 9th Floor, Tenjin, Fukuoka City (map)

Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


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