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  • Getting started on my dissertation: MMORGs for Language Learning

    #166065759 / gettyimages.com Massive Multiplayer Online Role-playing Games for Second Language Acquisition of Vocabulary Problem-based learning (PBL) in simulated environments such as massive multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORGs) offers a variety of language-based scenarios with nonplaying characters providing model language support for cultural, vocabulary, and literacy development.  Gaming provides situated learning of content in a […] Continue reading

  • About the 2014 Conference

    The Fourth Annual South Alabama Conference on Teaching and Learning will be held May 12-13, 2014, at the newly renovated Student Center on the campus of the University of South Alabama in Mobile. We developed this conference to showcase high quality, engaging, and innovative pedagogy among our colleagues. The theme for this year’s conference is “Motivation & […] Continue reading

  • Introducing 2014 Keynote Speaker Dee Fink

    Dr. Dee Fink is an expert in the field of pedagogy and technology. From 1979-2005 he conducted his research at the University of Oklahoma and now serves as a Professor of Emeritus. At that university he served as the Founding Director of the Instructional Development Program. He recently served as the President (2003-2005) for the […] Continue reading