Abstract—This research aims 1) to design a Digital Learning Ecosystem, 2) to study the process of teaching digital storytelling in the digital ecosystem, and 3) to evaluate the appropriateness of digital learning ecosystem for teacher profession students. The target audiences were 12 experts in the field of education, information technology, and education communication to evaluate the developed digital learning ecosystem model. Research instruments included the evaluation model of learning. And data analysis used content analysis and use of statistics, mean and standard deviation. The results show that 1) the ecosystem consists of three main components: (1) Digital Learning Ecosystem, consists of Digital Learning Environment and Digital Storytelling, (2) Digital Storytelling Learning Ecosystem, and (3) Digital Storytelling Learning & Teaching Community. 2) the process of teaching digital storytelling in the digital learning ecosystem consists of: (1) Teaching is responsible by the teacher, IT support staff, supervisor, teaching practicum advisors/school mentor teachers. (2) Learning involves the teacher profession students who must learn from digital devices and the Internet. (3) Supporting includes friends, parents, and guardian. 3) The results of the evaluation of the digital learning ecosystem in overall were in the highest level. When examined in individual aspect, there were 4 items which results were in highest level i.e. Digital Learning Environment ) =4.61, SD=0.44), Digital Storytelling ( = 4.75, SD = 0.42), Learning ( = 4.83, SD = 0.39) and Supporting ( = 4.61, SD = 0.02). The result of the evaluation of the other items was in high level.
Index Terms—Digital learning ecosystem, digital storytelling, teacher profession students.
The authors are with the King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand (e-mail: kritsupath_Sar@vu.ac.th).
Cite: Kritsupath Sarnok, Panita Wannapiroon, and Prachyanun Nilsook, "Digital Learning Ecosystem by Using Digital Storytelling for Teacher Profession Students," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 21-26, 2019.