Games2Teach Collaboratory

An interactive workshop where language teachers experience collaborative, game-oriented play, learn how game design principles promote language  acquisition, and learn to implement games in their classrooms. Based on the Games2Teach project from CASLS (University of Oregon) and CERCLL (University of Arizona).


  • Participants will be able to explain how game design principles promote language acquisition.

  • Participants will articulate at least one lesson in which learning opportunities are extended and enhanced with intentional use of game design principles.

  • Participants will demonstrate understanding of the connection between cognitive processes, play, and how play enhances learning.

  • Participants will demonstrate understanding of how play can promote interactional competence.

Thursday, August 1 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Patton Hall (RLP), 1.302B
305 23RD ST E, Austin, Texas 78712

Event Type

Arts & Humanities


College of Liberal Arts

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Target Audience

Students, Staff, Faculty, General Public



$50 for faculty and teachers, $20 for grad students


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