The preferred situational context scenario type for drama based learning experience in digital theater.

ID: 52912 Type: Full Paper: Research
  1. Mahesh Udayanga Liyanawatta, Yu-fang Liu, Yu-Tzu Liu, Yen-Hua Chen, and Gwo-dong Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan

Tuesday, June 26 4:45 PM-5:15 PM Location: Jordaan 2 View on map

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Abstract: This research proposed a drama-based learning approach called Mini-Play which is based on Digital Interactive Learning Theater (DILT) system to help elementary school students to perform dramatically and improve their English as a foreign language (EFL) proficiency and investigate students’ perception and effect of having digital costumes and props and in other hand, what is the most preferred performing situational context scenario when they perform a dramatic act. Three classes of grade five that includes 91 students participated and the results of the two experiments indicated that, significant difference of using digital costumes and props are interesting, funny and supportive to increase learning interest and storytelling and fantasy situational context scenario indicates significant difference between everyday life situational context scenario and statistical evidence was stated the stereotype, everyday life situational contexts are invalid or unsuitable and storytelling and fantasy situational context scenario were preferred among students when studying using drama-based teaching/learning method.


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