Digital Storytelling Experiences of Social Studies Pre-Service Teachers

Emine Özlem Yiğit
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Abstract


The purpose of the present study is to determine the pre-service social studies teachers’ opinions about digital storytelling process that they were experienced during 2018-2019 fall term. Mainly, their attitudes towards learning and teaching are tried to determine according to their opinions after their digital storytelling experiences. This study employed an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) as a framework. Pre-service teachers were encouraged to create their own digital stories by telling the story along with the pictures through programs like windows movie maker, IMovie and so on. Data were collected through a survey and with semi-structured face to face interviews. A survey developed by researcher was given to all students who were enrolled to democracy and human rights course in 2018-2019 fall term and a total of 37 students completed it. Six pre-service social studies teachers in the group were selected for face to face interviews depended on their answers to survey questions. Three of them were who generally stated most positive views towards the digital storytelling process and other three were who generally reflected the challenges and difficulties during the process.


Keywords


Digital storytelling, Social studies, Preservice teacher

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Yigit, E.O. (2020). Digital storytelling experiences of social studies pre-service teachers. International Journal of Technology in Education (IJTE), 3(2), 70-81.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.46328/ijte.v3i2.25

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