USING DOCUMENTARIES TO TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SOCIAL SCIENCES INSTRUCTION IN SCHOOLS AND EVALUATION OF THE METHOD EFFECTIVENESSJournal: Journal Association 1901 SEPIKE (Vol.1, No. 16)
Publication Date: 2017-03-31
Authors : Shorena Kuchukhidze;
Page : 17-22
Keywords : classroom management; audiovisual aids; documentary film; value;
In our modern society, researchers and teachers are concentrated on how to improve the quality of teaching and learning. Therefore, improvement of quality of teaching and learning we see as one of the most important issues in education. As the concepts of education and schooling are broader, education does not contain the process of just transmitting and receiving the academic knowledge for learners. This paper will first give an overview of one of the method, so-called teaching through documentaries in Social Sciences (Civic education, History and Geography) in high schools, will present the views of teachers how the above mentioned method enhances classroom management, where all can benefit and finally, will provide the data about the evaluation of effectiveness of the method obtained from the qualitative survey with teachers. The experiment which was previously held proved the positive effect of audiovisual aids, specifically, documentaries on the formation of adolescents' values, attitudes and standpoints in the process of teaching/learning of social sciences (Civic Education, History and Geography) at high school level (grades 9-12). The effects of documentaries on creating a positive classroom environment have been identified through interviews with six teachers who were involved in teaching through documentaries.
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