Pre-Service Teachers Developing Games for the EFL classroom – Potentials, Procedures, Products

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Torben Schmidt - Speaker

Games and the transfer of game mechanics to educational contexts have received increasing attention from educators and researchers in recent years. However, the systematic integration of game development into the training of teachers represents a research gap. This presentation reports on the structure, goals, activities and products of a Masters level seminar for future English as a foreign language teachers. Potentials of the development process for the participants will be discussed and research findings of the action-research projects will be presented.


Symposium - Game On: (Digital) Game-Based Language Learning and English Language Education


Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

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