Utilizing Storytelling Activities to Enhance Communication Skills and Creativity Thinking of Primary School Teacher Students (81283)

Session Information: Teacher's Capacity Development
Session Chair: Duangduen Bhanthumnavin

Sunday, 26 May 2024 14:50
Session: Session 4
Room: Room 604
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

This study investigates the effectiveness of storytelling as a communication technique in the learning management process for primary school teacher students. It emphasizes the importance of storytelling in facilitating knowledge exchange, fostering shared understanding, and improving communication between teachers and students. The study aimed to develop and implement storytelling activities based on diverse elements like experiences, drawings, stories, and local wisdom. These activities were created through workshops that addressed effective storytelling strategies and story planning. The research used a workshop technique with a representative group of primary school teacher students. The workshops covered story planning, presentation design, and communication skills for effective storytelling. The results showed that the participants' comprehension of storytelling as a teaching tool had significantly improved. The primary school teacher students showed improved skills in creating captivating presentations and telling tales in a way that held the attention of the audience. Furthermore, the activities helped them gain confidence in delivering knowledge in an entertaining and compelling way. This study highlights the value of using storytelling exercises to give aspiring elementary school teachers the fundamental pedagogical and communication skills they need. The participants acquired useful information and useful skills to use storytelling as an effective teaching technique and to create engaging learning environments in their classrooms.

Phongnimit Phongphinyo, Udon Thani Rajabhat University, Thailand

About the Presenter(s)
Dr Phongnimit Phongphinyo is a University Assistant Professor/Lecturer at Udon Thani Rajabhat University in Thailand

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