International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1949-4270   |  e-ISSN: 1949-4289

Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2023, Vol. 18(3) 158-175

Exploring Critical Multimodal Literacy in Reconstructing Fairy Tales

Tolga Kargın

pp. 158 - 175   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2023.600.8   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2308-19-0001

Published online: September 30, 2023  |   Number of Views: 62  |  Number of Download: 156


Abstract

This study delves into the realm of critical multimodal literacy through the lens of fairy tale reconstruction. Employing an innovative pedagogical approach, the research examines how students engage with and transform traditional narratives using a critical perspective and digital tools. This action research showcases how students collaboratively reconstructed fairy tales by reshaping characters, plotlines, and themes, with a particular emphasis on gender roles and empowerment. The integration of digital platforms facilitated the transformation, allowing for creative exploration of characters, settings, and emotions. Findings reveal that students exhibited nuanced critical insights as they questioned and reshaped traditional gender representations, power dynamics, and narrative structures. This research contributes to educational practices by highlighting the potential of critical multimodal literacy activities in fostering transformative learning experiences. By integrating critical analysis with digital storytelling, this study opens avenues for advancing pedagogical strategies that promote critical engagement, multimodal expression, and societal reflection.

Keywords: Critical Multimodal Literacy, Elementary School, Fairy Tales, Digital Storytelling


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Kargin, T. (2023). Exploring Critical Multimodal Literacy in Reconstructing Fairy Tales . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 18(3), 158-175. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2023.600.8

Harvard
Kargin, T. (2023). Exploring Critical Multimodal Literacy in Reconstructing Fairy Tales . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 18(3), pp. 158-175.

Chicago 16th edition
Kargin, Tolga (2023). "Exploring Critical Multimodal Literacy in Reconstructing Fairy Tales ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 18 (3):158-175. doi:10.29329/epasr.2023.600.8.

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