Accession Number:

ADA518392

Title:

Storytelling as an Instructional Method: Descriptions and Research Questions

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

OAK RIDGE INST FOR SCIENCE AND EDUCATION TN

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This paper discusses the theoretical and empirical foundations of the use of storytelling in instruction. The definition of story is provided, and four instructional methods related to storytelling are identified case-based instruction, narrative-based instruction, scenario-based instruction, and problem-based instruction. The article describes each of the four instructional methods and provides an example of the method within an instructional setting identifies research foundations and relevant theoretical literature and proposes research questions and agendas for further study of the use of storytelling in instruction.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE