Gamification in ELT: Magic Bullet or Broken Sword?
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IATEFL LTSIG & TESOL CALL IS 2nd Web Conference - June 14th 2014 ...
IATEFL LTSIG & TESOL CALL IS 2nd Web Conference - June 14th 2014
Can gamification be used effectively in language teaching? Or is it just another passing fad? Although at first glance, the 'adding of game elements to non-game contexts' using points, badges, and leader-boards, etc. seems to be an attractive proposition for teachers, there is more to gamification than first meets the eye. In this session we'll look at the meaning of fun and games, examine play and players and explore how different game elements might be used in the classroom and for what purpose.
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