Democracy Education for Children using a Cartoon Video and Mock Voting

International Journal of Asian Education

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Field Value
 
Title Democracy Education for Children using a Cartoon Video and Mock Voting
 
Creator Makita, Jun
 
Subject democracy education
cartoon video
mock voting
school visit
text mining
 
Description In democracy education, determining how best to teach young children about democracy and how to measure the effectiveness of such learning is difficult, as "democracy" is a subjective and intangible concept. Given the challenge that this presents to educational planners, the author has created a cartoon video about democracy accompanied by an opportunity for children who watch the video to "mock vote." The author used the video in a series of elementary school visits to teach the children the meaning of democracy. The effects of the video learning were assessed by analyzing the children's questionnaire responses before and after the class using text data mining. It was found that the children were able to assimilate the contents of the video and the themes behind the story; that is, they understood the meaning of democracy and democratic elections.
 
Publisher Research and Education Development (READ) Institute
 
Date 2021-05-11
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
application/epub+zip
 
Identifier https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/169
10.46966/ijae.v2i2.169
 
Source International Journal of Asian Education; Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): IJAE Vol. 02, No. 2, June 2021; 129-140
2722-8592
2723-746X
10.46966/ijae.v2i2
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/169/73
https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/169/76
https://ijae.journal-asia.education/index.php/data/article/view/169/79
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Jun Makita
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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