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Reconvening the Senate: Learning Outcomes after Using the Reacting to the Past Pedagogy in the Intermediate Latin Class

  • Christine L. Albright
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Abstract

Building on the previous implementation of Reacting to the Past (RTTP) and research on students’ learning experiences therein, the author of this chapter examines continued incorporation and innovation around the RTTP game Beware the Ides of March: Rome in 44 BCE in her Latin 2001 class. Within the study, students’ survey answers in the author’s class were compared with those of students in two other sections of Latin 2001 in which students read the same Latin texts but did not play the RTTP game. The chapter reports on how students who played the RTTP game in Latin 2001 felt that they had a better understanding of the history surrounding the Latin texts they read than students in the other two classes, that they had learned more history in class during the semester than students in the other two classes, and that their Latin skills had improved more during the semester than students’ skills in the other classes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine L. Albright
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  1. 1.University of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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