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Gaming advances Swedish teenagers’ English writing skills

Gaming advances Swedish teenagers’ English writing skills | TELT | Scoop.it
A new study reveals that there are positive relations between gaming and English writing skills. The study focused on essays that students wrote in 9th grade as part of the national test in English. Researchers investigated how Swedish teenagers who play computer games performed on English essay writing in school and what grades they received.
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Original article in System http://www.kau.se/sites/default/files/Dokument/subpage/2015/05/sundqvist_wikstr_m_2015_out_of_school_digital_g_20892.pdf

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A Meta-Analysis of Research Frameworks in Digital Games and L2 Teaching and Learning

A Meta-Analysis of Research Frameworks in Digital Games and L2 Teaching and Learning | TELT | Scoop.it
A Meta-Analysis of Research Frameworks in Digital Games and L2 Teaching and Learning
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Jonathon Reinhardt's WorldCALL 2013 presentation on gaming and language teaching and learning.  Very comprehensive, lots of references, and some concrete conclusions on advantages and disadvantages of DGBL2TL (catchy acronym :-)

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