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Level-Up Your Games and Learning Knowledge: 6 Resources

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Greetings everyone, and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog. This month’s post highlights books and journals that are some of my favorite games and language learning resources. These are the resources I recommend to others looking to … Continue reading

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Dungeons & Dragons: Gaming Role-Playing for ELT

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello everyone, and welcome to the latest TESOL games and education blog! In this month’s post, we’ll explore the vast and imaginative world of Dungeons & Dragons! First created in 1974, Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) has seen epic growth in recent years with double … Continue reading

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Esports: A Phenomenon Enters the Mainstream—and ELT

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Wondering how the new experimental card will upend the Overwatch meta? Can anything stop G2’s dominance of LoL’s Summoner’s Rift? Have no idea what any of this means? It’s esports—and it’s becoming the next big thing. Welcome to another edition … Continue reading

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Back to School With Minecraft

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Welcome back to another TESOL games and learning blog post. As a new school year starts in many parts of the world, it’s a great time to take a look at Minecraft. Perhaps most everyone has heard of Minecraft at … Continue reading

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Video Games and Violence: Facts and Fear

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Video games are back in the news again after a series of tragedies in the United States. It has become a familiar pattern, a young adult commits violence and an immediate response is to lay blame upon video games as … Continue reading

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Gamifying the Classroom, Part III: Gamification Tools

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Greetings everyone, to this month’s TESOL games and learning blog. This month, we will wrap up our long look at gamification by highlighting tools for the classroom. Following is a list of tools to get you started—or to keep you … Continue reading

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Gamifying the Classroom, Part II: Core Motivations

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello again, everyone! It’s another month and another blog post on gamification. Last time, we surveyed the foundational aspects of gamification—sketching out a definition, highlighting examples, and covering where to learn more. This month covers the core aspects of gamification … Continue reading

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Gamifying the Classroom, Part I: The Basics

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Recently, Ohio University held its annual CALL Conference featuring a keynote from TESOL President Deborah Healey. During her visit, she found time to delivered a fantastic primer on gamification to our graduate students. As a result, I thought it would … Continue reading

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