USING COMPUTER GAMES TO TEACH WRITING

@inproceedings{Reinders2009USINGCG,
  title={USING COMPUTER GAMES TO TEACH WRITING},
  author={Hayo Reinders},
  year={2009}
}
This short article looks at ways of using computer games to teach different aspects of writing in the foreign language classroom. It offers a number of practical tips for use in the language classroom and beyond. Why games for the teaching of writing? Most written communication now takes place electronically. This is having a significant effect on the types of writing our students produce. Prensky (2003) estimates that by the age of 21, learners have sent 250.000 instant messages and emails… CONTINUE READING

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