Dr. Felix Kronenberg, from Rhodes College in Tennessee, will be the Keynote Speaker Friday evening at the MFLA Fall Conference, October 21-22, 2016 at Howard Community College in Columbia, MD. Prior to his keynote address, Dr. Kronenberg will lead a workshop on video gaming in the world language classroom, Videogames and Language Learning 101. Saturday, he will present a concurrent session the topic of gaming, Panacea or Chocolate-Covered Broccoli?: Games, Gamification, & Language Learning.
Dr. Kronenberg is an Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Director of the Language Learning Center at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN (USA).
His research and professional interests include physical, virtual, and hybrid learning spaces: classroom and learning space design, language center design, digital storytelling, computer simulations/games and L2 acquisition, alternate reality simulations/games, and blended learning.
Dr. Kronenberg is currently President-Elect of the International Association for Language Learning Technology and an advisory board member of the “Learning Spaces Collaboratory.” He has served as the president of the SouthWest Association for Language Learning Technology, has been a fellow for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, and has been a learning spaces and language center design consultant for various colleges and universities.
Learn more about Dr. Kronenberg at his website, http://felixkronenberg.com/.