Share Paper: Leveraging Digital Storytelling for Critical Thinking: a Knowledge Forensics Approach

  1. Victor Chen Der-Thanq, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
  2. Jing Wu, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
Tuesday, June 26 3:30-3:50 PM Oost

Abstract: This study examines the challenges of promoting critical thinking in the context of Singapore Character and Citizenship Education (CCE). It explores practices of digital storytelling in literature and proposes a knowledge forensics digital storytelling approach (KFDS) to leverage digital storytelling for critical thinking. The study adopts a design-based research approach. It follows the model by McKenney and Reeves (2014) and suggests a four-cycle study to systematically examine the approach in two Singapore Primary 5 CCE classrooms. Specifically, the study aims to address two research questions: RQ1. How can KFDS be designed in the CCE context? and RQ2. How KFDS may ...