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Tuesday, August 16 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Report from CASLS: ARIS on Android, Everything I Needed to Know About AR I Learned from Language Learning

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CASLS (The Center for Applied Second Language Studies in Eugene Oregon) will demo their new work, including ARIS for Andriod. Following this, they will discuss their and others' work improving language learning through ARIS and what language learning can teach us all about the possibilities unlocked by AR.

Speakers
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Chris Holden

Associate Professor, University of New Mexico
Christopher Holden is an Associate Professor at the Honors College of the University of New Mexico. His PhD is in number theory, but his current research focuses on place based game design for learning. He has been doing this since 2006, originally using MIT’s Outdoor AR Engine. He was the first outside user of ARIS; in 2009 he and Julie Sykes produced and used Mentira, a murder mystery for Spanish language students at UNM. Shortly... Read More →
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Ben Pearson

Digital Technologies Associate, Center for Applied Second Language Studies (CASLS)
As a requirement for graduating with my MA in Linguistics, I created a materials portfolio in a project titled "Using Analog Games to Improve Negotiation Skills in Upper Intermediate ESL Learners." My passion is using board and card games to motivate and engage learners to use pragmatic language for competitive and cooperative purposes, but I also focus on game-based pedagogy and using authentic cultural materials to teach language.
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Julie Sykes

Director / Courtesy Assistant Professor, Center for Applied Second Language Studies, University of Oregon


Tuesday August 16, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
Industry (Main Room) - Union South

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