This storyboard depicts the journey of an ESOL/ELL Adult Learner as they obtain their US Driver's Licence. This is for ESC MALET Graduate Studies Advanced Portfolio.
In order to access the gaming component - Adult ESOL/ELL Learners must first go to CourseSites.com They will be provided a user id and password through email from their instructor.
Welcome to the ESOL/ELL Game - "How to Obtain Your Driver's License in the US" Please follow these directions carefully as you go through the game. Please a sample of how the game works.
Introduction for the Game with brief explanation of how to use buttons, controls and how many levels are included. It should also be noted that this game follows a lesson on vocabulary and practices of obtaining a Driver's License in NYS. This game provides a reinforced environment for learned concepts.
For the Learners - this will be an introduction to the game through story connections. Two characters that lead the learner into the experience.
My name is Aesha. I'm from India. My friend Juju and I need to get our driver's licenses in America. How do we do this? Can you tell us what we should do?
Hi my name is Juju. I am from Uzbekistan, I am uncertain how to get my US Driver's license.
There will be questions asked - and answers provided - If the Adult Learners answer correctly - AHH!! (response) If incorrect - OOOHH!
What is the first step? A) Visit the local DMV office or go online to http://dmv.ny.gov/nav/driver-license- learner-permit ? B) Take my road test C) Pay and walk away with a driver's license.
Ok... I'm at the DMV or online at DMV... What form do I complete to get my permit? A) Driver's Learning Permit B) Purchase Permit C) Driver's liscense form?
The answers will be followed by a positive or negative response - audio sound.
This stop-over in the gaming component is a pause for the Adult Learner to solidify concepts learned
I have filled out my Driver's permit and taken the written exam. I sure hope I passed my test!
The game-story continues with additional prompts for the learners to make decisions based on learned concepts.
I passed my Driver's permit written exam. Now what do I do? A) Go take another written exam B) Talk to a DMV representative to schedule my road test. C) Do nothing. I'm a driver now.
The learners will have been taught the road signs previously in a lesson. They will need to select by clicking on the sign... and choosing the correct corresponding answer for the next segment.
We learned the road signs in our lesson. Please choose carefully with Aesha. You can do this!
I need to know what these signs are. Can you help me match the definition to the sign?
Introducing the idea of initial safety before driving - Concepts learned in the Lesson.
What do I do when I first get into my car to drive? A) Adjust seat B) Put my seatbelt on. C) Adjust mirrors.
Prior to taking the Road Test in NYS - It is usually a good idea for the driver to practice driving on US roads. They must know the road regulations. These concepts will be pre-taught.
Let's practice driving! Show me .. A) Where to stop at this cross-walk. B) When do I go? C) What do I do if I want to turn right?
Reinforced with Yes! and AHH - correct choices made the by learner.
You Chose well! YES! AHH!!
OVERALL ACCESSMENT OUTCOME AND FEEDBACK
OK... LET' S REVIEW!
The game will end with a information panel - NYS DMV and additional websites.
For more information Obtaining a license in NY - go to http://dmv.ny.gov/nav/driver-license-learner-permit and to practice for the written exam -http://dmv.ny.gov/sites/default/files/legacy_files/ broch/mv21.pdf