A description of how I employ video games and RPGs, especially open-world online games, to harness student curiosity and foster an interest in research-based assignments in literature and humanities courses. Talk was presented to a K-16 audience with emphasis on K-12 teaching, but assignments work well at 9-12 and undergraduate university levels.
Carol Zuses started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2019 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion Celtic Languages and Literatures on MLA Commons 7 months ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2019, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2019 convention in Chicago. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nom…[Read more]
I was the invited respondent for this panel of papers jointly-sponsored by the CLCS Celtic and Old English MLA Forums. These are the remarks which I prepared in response to the papers in order to help draw them together into a frame to generate discussion, and which were read for me in abstentia.
Greetings to all of you! My name is Melissa Ridley Elmes, and I have been nominated for the MLA Celtic Forum’s Executive Committee. I wanted to take just a moment to introduce myself in advance of the Fall elections, since I have not yet had the opportunity to meet many members of this group in person.
My scholarly interest in Celtic studies is…[Read more]