Use of the Movies in the Turkish Language and Literature Education in Turkey

  •  Halide Ince Yakar    


The aim of the present research is to investigate the teachers’ use of movies in their classes for the teaching of literature and their opinions on this technique. The research is designed as a case study. The target group of the research, selected on information-oriented sampling, consists of 44 Turkish Language and Literature teachers who graduated from 27 different Turkish universities and work in education centers, state and foundation schools and enrolled in Okan University pedagogical formation program. The responses given to the open-ended questionnaire items prepared by the researcher are interpreted qualitatively by means of content analysis. The data obtained from the research are interpreted under the categories of (1) the movies used in the classroom, (2) the purpose for which the movie is used in the classroom, (3) the selection of movies according to literary genres, (4) benefits of the educational movies for research group, (5) limitations of the educational movies for research group. Depending on the research results, some recommendations are made for the use of movies in the classroom.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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