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Korean Journal of Child Studies 2003;24(6): 95-115.
문학을 활용한 유아 환경교육에 관한 연구
The Use of Children`s Literature for Research on Early Childhood Environmental Education
Kim Jeong Won
This research examined he effects on preschool children`s recognition of and attitude towards earth`s nature of an early childhood environmental education program using children`s literature. The subjects were 36 four-to six-year old children. The education program lasted for 8 weeks. Children were interviewed and surveyed about earth`s nature, and the meanings of children`s writings about nature were analyzed. The children who participated in this research showed a positive recognition of and attitudes towards the nature of the earth. Participants became keen observers of the world around them, examined the concept of change in nature, acquired knowledge about the earth through firsthand experiences, and developed caring attitudes for the natural world of the earth.
Key Words: early childhood environmental education, recognition of and attitude towards earth`s nature, literature-based approach, analysis of children`s writings
주요어: 유아 환경교육, 환경에 대한 인식 및 태도, 문학적 접근, 유아의 쓰기 작품 분석
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