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ERIC Number: EJ1091960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0952-3987
Telling Stories Digitally: An Experiment with Preschool Children
Kocaman-Karoglu, Aslihan
Educational Media International, v52 n4 p340-352 2015
With the emergence of the new technologies, twenty-first-century learning involves the application of new media in educational environments. Digital storytelling (DST) is a method that blends traditional storytelling with new technologies. This study was designed to compare the conceptual understanding of preschool students in DST classrooms with children in traditional storytelling classrooms. A pre-test, post-test control group design was used. Data were collected from 149 preschool children using pre- and post-test surveys and students' drawings. The findings indicate that DST improved the preschoolers' conceptual understanding of the course content more than traditional storytelling.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey