115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Teaching with Media and Technology

Session Chair: 
Ryan Lambert, The Community College of Denver
Session 1: Friday 8:15 – 9:45 am
Wesselkamper 120


  1. John Misak, New York Institute of Technology
    An interactive presentation that illustrates how virtual reality can convey awareness and the importance of sense of place in personal narratives. Through audience participation and video presentation, attendees can visualize pedagogical strategies for using VR in classrooms to improve student understanding of narrative space.
  2. Rachel Mamiya Hernandez, University of Hawaii, Manoa
    This presentation will provide an overview on the design and implementation of a place-based mobile video game that allows players to explore forgotten places, events, people, and artifacts of historic importance to early Portuguese communities in Honolulu. The game, Navegantes contextualizes learning around the study of unique Portuguese history, heritage, language, and culture that shaped Honolulu and its communities, and their relationships across time and space.
  3. Lin Zhou, "University of Hawai'i, Manoa"
    This research project studies a fully online second language writing course with ten Chinese high-school students from an ecological perspective. The focus of analysis is the large-group peer-review/peer-response activity that students engaged in for ten sessions, and the study investigates what the affordance networks (Swain, 2013) of this fully online course are and how students’ effectivity sets (Swain, 2013) were activated through the online activity.
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