The impact of multisensory learning model-based tale-telling on listening skills and student opinions about it

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Gazioğlu M., Karakuş N.

Frontiers in Education, vol.8, 2023 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Doi Number: 10.3389/feduc.2023.1137042
  • Journal Name: Frontiers in Education
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Keywords: attitude, learning model, listening skills, multi-sensory learning, tale
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


This study aims to reveal the impact of multisensory learning model-based tale-telling on listening skills. The research was carried out under a hybrid research design using both quantitative and qualitative research methods together. The study group of the research consists of 13 fifth-grade students in total who were studying in a public school during the 2020 to 2021 academic year. Students were involved in the research voluntarily and with parental permission. The following data collection tools were used in the research: “Attitude Scale Towards Improving Listening Skills with Tales,” which was created by the researcher, tale diaries, and tale self-evaluation forms. Quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods were used to analyze the research data. T-test analysis was applied to the quantitative data after transferring them to the SPSS data analysis program; on the other hand, content analysis was used to analyze the qualitative data. As a result of the research, it was concluded that the multisensory learning method-based tale-telling has a positive impact on the attitudes of the fifth-grade students towards tale listening. In light of the results, it was concluded that parents were satisfied with the activities for multisensory tale-telling, students have understood the plots of the tales correctly, themes were remembered correctly by the students most of the time, and parents have shown a positive attitude towards tale listening.