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ERIC Number: EJ1058745
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 104
ISSN: EISSN-1541-5015
Storytelling as an Instructional Method: Definitions and Research Questions
Andrews, Dee H.; Hull, Thomas D.; Donahue, Jennifer A.
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, v3 n2 p6-23 Fall 2009
This paper discusses the theoretical and empirical foundations of the use of storytelling in instruction. The definition of "story" is given and four instructional methods are identified related to storytelling: case-based, narrative-based, scenario-based, and problem-based instruction. The article provides descriptions of the four instructional methods, describes several research issues, delineates foundational work and theories, and proposes a research agenda.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: US Department of Energy; Air Force Research Laboratory (DOD)
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