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A Study on the Relationship Between the Teaching of Picture Books and Gender Attitude─Taking Fifth Graders in the Elementary School as an Example
Kuo-Shung Kuo Hung
the teaching of picture books;gender attitude;elementary school students
|Issue Date: ||2011-05-26 10:25:33 (UTC+8)|
The purpose of the study is to investigate if the gender-related picture books have influenced the fifth graders’ gender attitude. Two classes of fifth graders at Jaiwei Elementary School in Kaohsiung County were selected as the subjects of the study and were divided into the experimental group and the control group. Each group consistsed of 19 people. The experimental group received the teaching of picture books lasting for eight weeks. There were three periods each week.(forty minutes per period; a total of twenty-four periods) In the meantime, the control group took routine classes instead of participating in the experimental lessons.
The researcher used a self-designed Gender Attitude Questionnaire as the tool of the study. The questionnaire includes four aspects which are “Sex Attitude”, “Gender Role Attitude”, “Division of Housework & Option of Occupation Attitude” and “Sexual Harassment/Sexual Abuse Attitude” and each aspect is classified into two parts, cognition and behavior. The researcher had both the experimental group and the control group do pretest and posttest respectively through the questionnaire and afterwards used descriptive statistics, t-test and pair t-test to examine if the teaching of picture books produced a positive effect on the students’ gender attitude based on the extent of their agreement of the above four aspects and cognition and behavior within them.
The main findings of the study were as the following:
1. Before initiating the teaching of picture books, there was no
significant significant difference between the experimental
group and the control group in their gender attitude.
2. After receiving the teaching of picture books, regardless of the
whole or the individual aspect, the experimental group had
significantly better performance on the gender attitude than
that of the control group without taking part in the
3. With reference to cognition and behavior in the four aspects, the
experimental group had significantly more positive
performance on all the other parts than that of the control
group except the part “cognition” of “Sexual
Harassment/Sexual Abuse Attitude”.
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