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The Study of Electronic Sketchbook Teaching and Its Effects on Improving Preschool Children’s Vocabulary and Speaking Ability
electronic sketchbook、children、vocabulary、;speaking ability
|Issue Date: ||2011-05-23 16:35:00 (UTC+8)|
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of electronic sketchbook on improving children vocabulary and speaking ability. The subjects consisted of 38 5-year-old children. They were sampled from the kindergarten classes of XX Elementary School of Kaohsiung County to carry out this experimental study.
This study utilized two-factors〝nonequivalent-control group design〞.the experimental group was treated with teaching of electronic sketchbook for 12 weeks. The control group was treated with teaching of paper sketchbook. The teaching programs were proceeded with the curriculum design of children activity. We taught these two groups respectively with one kind of sketchbook for one hour every week. After 12 week respective teachings, we compared the teaching effects of these two different groups with each other. The dependent variable of vocabulary was the most scores on “Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised”. And the expressive language ability is the scores on “The Test Of Children Oral Expression”. With the experimental data processed by two-factor covariance analysis, we wanted to find out whether it have the difference effects between different teaching groups and gender.
The result of this study indicated as follows:
1.After comparing the respective scores of these two groups on The Test Of Children Oral Expression, there was insignificant interaction between different teaching groups and gender. On the main effect, there was insignificant difference between genders. However, there was significant difference between the experimental group and the control group. This means the grades of “The Test Of Children Oral Expression” with teaching of electronic sketchbook was better than those with teaching of paper sketchbook.
2.After comparing the respective scores of these two groups on “Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised”, there was insignificant interaction between different teaching groups and gender. On the main effect, there was insignificant difference between genders. However, there was significant difference between the experimental group and the control group. This means the grades of ‘Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised” with teaching of electronic sketchbook was better than those with teaching of paper sketchbook.
3.According to the analysis of the questionnaire survey of electronic sketchbook teaching, we found most children like this teaching. Then researcher gave specific suggestion according to the research results to educational institution and preschool education teacher for their teaching.
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