Interactive Design Work with Kindergarten Children: "Bird House" Digital Presentation and Practice


AKBULUT M. T. , OMAY POLAT E. E.

2nd World Conference on Educational Technology Researches (WCETR), Nicosia, CYPRUS, 27 - 29 June 2012, vol.83, pp.362-366 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 83
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.071
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.362-366

Abstract

The workshop that is subject to the study is to use today's technological advances for gaining better understanding of architecture for kindergarten children. This is to enhance children's awareness and responsiveness for the world diverse cultural life and nature and aim to make them skillful and responsible individuals. This activity is created towards 3 different age groups at the same kindergarten school. This workshop is included of two modules, while information and storytelling which created in a digital environment towards children from the first module, practice phase (model making) forms the second module. It is clearly observed that during the process of workshop, throughout the digital presentations, children showed more interest and communicate better for images projected on the wall and by touching these images on the wall; they try to explain their emotions. The purpose of the study which is a more interactive than traditional methods for the development of kindergarten students aims to discuss the goals and transfer the results of the workshop in details (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.