1. bookVolume 7 (2017): Issue 3 (December 2017)
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The Application of Comics in Science Education

Published Online: 21 Dec 2017
Volume & Issue: Volume 7 (2017) - Issue 3 (December 2017)
Page range: 88 - 98
Received: 05 Nov 2017
Accepted: 21 Nov 2017
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2585-7444
First Published
16 Apr 2015
Publication timeframe
3 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Introduction: This study presents the results of a year-long project focused on analysis and reflection on working with comics by students in the preschool teacher training programme. Methods: This study presents the use of comics to help pre-literacy children understand certain physical phenomena. The study is based on observations of changing perception of phenomena by children as a result of the use of comics accompanied by concept maps. Results: Comics are proven to be a modern pedagogical strategy, which is starting to gain its popularity in teaching about nature study. It is used in research-oriented teaching within the psycho-didactic concept of instruction. Conclusions: Comics can be very helpful in making science concepts interesting and comprehensible for a preschool child.

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