David Kluge

Nanzan University


I believe that students learn more language and life skills by collaborating with classmates to create and perform. I also believe that teachers often underestimate student abilities and capabilities. My job is to find activities that allow students to push themselves farther than they thought possible, and to put the activities in a good sequence so not only that students learn language, but also learn life skills.


Language Classroom Content & Pedagogy A New Perspective on Teaching and Evaluating: Reflections on a New Method more

Sun, Nov 14, 18:00-18:25 Asia/Tokyo

This presentation provides two new perspectives about language teaching on TBLT, Living Newspaper Readers Theatre (LNRT), and a way for almost instantaneous reflection on student performance (cloud-based feedback). The presentation will first describe what LNRT is, and how to effectively give immediate online feedback about both style and form of performances. Most importantly, we will describe research conducted on LNRT and cloud-based feedback. We will end with reflection by attendees.

David Kluge George MacLean

Language Classroom Content & Pedagogy Successful Showcasing: A Student Showcase & Film Festival, PIE SIG 2/20/21 more

Sun, Nov 14, 14:45-15:10 Asia/Tokyo

In a one-day online conference, The 2nd Performance in Education: Research & Practice Conference/Student Showcase/Film Festival (February 20, 2021), more than 120 students participated by showing performances, presentations, and films they created. In this workshop, learn how to prepare your students to demonstrate their creativity and abilities to wider audiences. Also, learn about a variety of upcoming opportunities to showcase your students or how to create your own student showcasing event.

Ashley Ford David Kluge

Language Classroom Content & Pedagogy Performance in Education SIG Forum more

Sat, Nov 13, 10:45-12:15 Asia/Tokyo

The performance in education (PIE) SIG forum will feature a series of mini presentations and performances with a number of PIE practitioners who are enthusiastic about bringing performative elements into their language classrooms. The forum will focus on the reflections of performance assisted learning (PAL) activities that were carried out during the pandemic and new perspectives towards the next academic year. The presenters are looking forward to seeing you in this informative and entertaining forum!

Chhayankdhar Singh Rathore Philip Head Jackson Koon Yat Lee Fatima Mei Ataka Maria Wilma Capati David Kluge Beng Hwee Tan