The utilization of comics in the teaching of the "human rights" concept

TUNCEL G. , Ayva O.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Türkiye, 4 - 08 Şubat 2010, cilt.2, ss.1447-1451 identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 2
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.216
  • Basıldığı Şehir: İstanbul
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1447-1451


The comics catch attention of the children with the humorous side. On the other hand, according to the learning theories, creative activities make the learning more effective. Again, the creation requires one's making synthesis. The creativity in learning depends on working with various instruments and thinking according to the problem solving methods. That is why, it is useful to benefit from comics to make it gained especially the abstract concepts as "human rights" concept in Social Studies lesson. In this context, the problem of the research is to determine the effect of the comics in teaching the "human rights" concept. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.