E Von Wong
E Von Wong is an assistant lecturer at Soka University. Her research areas of interest include public speaking, oral presentation, and drama in ELT. Coming from an ESL background, public speaking activities in English played an indispensable role in increasing her confidence and motivation towards English speaking. She later stumbled upon the wonder of role playing and started implementing it in some of her lessons.
The Performance in Education (PIE) SIG Forum will be a panel discussion on the various facets of Performance in Education. The panellists will discuss topics such as their reasons for choosing a performance-assisted or performance-based pedagogy, some examples of successful classroom activities, potential challenges in using these activities, tips for beginners, and their thoughts on performance in education in the time of Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The panel will feature PIE practitioners who specialize in various genres of PIE activities such as roleplay, improvisation, public speaking, debate, discussion, process drama, readers theatre, living newspapers, oral interpretation, radio drama, radio show, film, music and rap, and kamishibai.