Promoting the Pedagogical Use of Pictograms: A Case Study of Five In-Service Costa Rican English Teachers

This article reports on the findings of a qualitative research project, in which an instrumental case study with five in-service English teachers graduated from Universidad Nacional (UNA), Costa Rica was carried out. Hence, a hybrid continuing education workshop was designed and conducted, which was...

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Main Author: Zúñiga Vargas, Juan Pablo
Format: Artículo
Language: Inglés
Published: 2021
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/11056/22331
Summary: This article reports on the findings of a qualitative research project, in which an instrumental case study with five in-service English teachers graduated from Universidad Nacional (UNA), Costa Rica was carried out. Hence, a hybrid continuing education workshop was designed and conducted, which was focused on promoting the pedagogical use of pictograms in the design of materials for teaching English. As the main product of the workshop, the participants created and used a teaching material which included pictograms. Among the main results obtained in the research project, the students’ facility, motivation, and speed to communicate their ideas in English by using pictograms stood out.