Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling all around the World

ID: 31945 Type: Full Paper
  1. Pelin Yuksel, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  2. Bernard Robin and Sara McNeil, University of Houston, United States

Tuesday, March 8 10:45 AM-11:15 AM Location: Oaklands

Presider: Melda Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology, United States

Abstract: The purpose of this research study was to determine how educators, students and others around the world are using digital storytelling to support the educational process. This study provides a general framework about educational uses of digital storytelling in different countries and describes the different perceptions of people in different cultures about this technology. An online survey was used to collect responses from a group of educators, students and others in educational settings to determine how they are using digital storytelling for educational purposes. The results show the current situation of educational uses of digital storytelling around the world and explore some of the benefits and challenges educators face in implementing digital storytelling in their institutions.


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