Digital Storytelling activities: Direct and indirect educational benefits

ID: 52605 Type: Virtual Paper
  1. Panagiotis Psomos and Maria Kordaki, University of the Aegean, Greece

Abstract: This study presents a literature review which was realized in order to provide an answer to a question related to the basic direct and indirect educational benefits that can derive from digital storytelling activities. Primary data analysis reveals that direct benefits are defined as: (a) Learning engagement, (b) multiple literacies, (c) collaboration, (d) learning motivation, (e) flow, (f) personalized learning experience, (g) communication, (h) critical thinking, (i) problem solving skills, (j) knowledge organization and (k) creativity and innovation. Indirect benefits include: (i) professional behavior, (ii) the emergence of new talents, (iii) improved teacher and student relationships, (iv) family and wider community involvement, (v) critical theorizing, (vi) creative theorizing, (vii) inclusion and (viii) global citizenship.


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