Kwansei Gakuin University
Vivian Bussinguer-Khavari is an associate professor at Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo. She has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics and her research interests include Performance in Education (PIE), Heritage Language Education (HLE), and TESOL, to name a few. She is currently the program chair for the PIE SIG.
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.