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Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

Symposium on Transmedia Theory and Practice in Language Learning and Teaching

Date: 
Friday, 26 April, 2019 - 09:30 to 15:45
Event Type: 
Conference
Region: 
North West
Location: 
Manchester Metropolitan University, Geoffrey Manton building

This one-day symposium addresses research in the areas of Transmedia, Digital Media, Languages and Pedagogy. We have invited five leading academics to present their research in 40-minute presentations followed by 15-20 minutes of Q&A. With the support of the AHRC OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics.

 

TIMES

SPEAKER / EVENT

PAPER TITLE

09:30

10:00

Registration

10:00

10:15

Welcome

10:15

11:15

Dr Paul Wake and Dr Sam Illingworth (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Talking a good game: Using games to teach English as a foreign language

[10 minute break]

11:25

12:25

Liz Cable (Leeds Trinity University)

The Locked Box and other stories: using escape games for learning and assessment

 

12:30

1:30

Lunch

1:30

2:30

Professor Nicola Whitton (Durham University)

The Great Escape: Learning through Collaborative Game Design

 

[10 minute break]

2:40

3:40

Paul Spence (King’s College London)

Bridges and chasms: on the relationship between (modern foreign) languages and the digital humanities

3:45

 

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Programme: 

Friday 26th April 2019, Manchester Metropolitan University, Geoffrey Manton building, LT3

£15 registration (£10 Postgraduates), includes refreshments and lunch

You can purchase tickets here:

https://buyonline.mmu.ac.uk/short-courses/flame/symposium/symposium-transmedia-theory-and-practice-in-language-learning-and-teaching