Share Paper: Using Digital Storytelling to Prepare New Teachers for Multicultural and Digital Natives’ Classrooms

  1. Agnes Chigona, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa
Tuesday, June 24 2:00-2:30 PM B3110

Abstract: : The 21 Century learners are said to be digital natives. They have increased exposure to new technologies such that are more skilled than their teachers in the use of digital technologies. Coincidentally, many classrooms in big cities are also multicultural. The aim of this paper is to analyse how digital storytelling project could help pre-service teachers preparing for classrooms which are both multicultural and digital native. A qualitative study was employed whereby fourteen students who participated in the digital storytelling project were purposively picked to take part in a focus group interviews. According to the pre-service teachers, in this ...