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Designing For Interactive Ebooks: An Evaluation Of Effective Interaction Elements In Children’S Ebooks, Karen Marie Doty
Graduate Theses and Dissertations
We live in a world where technology is woven into nearly every aspect of our
lives. From the moment we wake, we are surrounded by technology. Technology is
present in our homes, careers and schools, incorporating itself in our daily routines,
entertainment and education. Due to the speed at which technology has evolved, little
research has been completed regarding reading on interactive enhanced eBooks. For
children learning to read in the modern world, eBooks provided on tablets are becoming a
With this increase of eBook availability, it is of utmost importance that a better
understanding is gained over ...
Content Analysis Of Archetypal Portrayal Of Females In Picture Books Read In Preschool Classrooms, Karen Lynn Ellefsen
Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies
Literature that depicts females in restrictive roles may limit girls' aspirations and success. Previous studies of award-winning books for young children have found gender-stereotypical role portrayal to be common. The purpose of this qualitative content analysis was to identify the archetypal roles assigned to female characters in picture books read aloud by teachers in the preschool classroom. The conceptual framework for this study was derived from feminist theory and Jungian archetypes. Data were collected in the form of teachers' logs of books they read aloud over a 2-week period. Data were analyzed by employing the 3-read method developed by Madsen ...