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Meaningful Play 2016 at Michigan State University

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TitleTransformational Play: Game design as Meaningful Play for Foreign Language + Culture Learning
Presenter(s)Cary Staples and Sebastien Dubreil
SessionTransformational Games
TimeFriday, October 21, 2:30p-3:30p
LocationMSU Room
FormatPaper Presentation
DescriptionThis presentation examines game design as a model to organize transformative learning experiences; in this instance, foreign language (L2) development in a rich, culturally authentic context. A group of 12 students guided by two faculty members designed and developed an innovative approach to language learning in the form of an immersive mobile game designed to enhance the teaching/learning of the French language and culture to elementary-level students.
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