Theoretical View to The Approach of The Edutainment


5th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership, WCLTA 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, 29 - 31 October 2014, vol.186, pp.1232-1239 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 186
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.04.081
  • City: Prague
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Page Numbers: pp.1232-1239
  • Keywords: Education, Edutainment, Edutainment Approaches
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study is to present the importance of the edutainment approach. In recent years the concept of entertainment and experience has being discussed in education field like being discussed in other fields. It is pointed that subjects containing entertainment attract consumers' attention more and events making the consumers experience are more permanent and recollective. One of the fields that entertainment is densely active is education. Being an inevitable entertainment of learning with the alteration in education field is based to an obsessive claim and in accordance with that a concept emerges. Edutainment is a word that states a mix of entertainment and education or marriage of education and entertainment. The main aim of this mixture is to support education with entertainment. Edutainment is defined as an application compounded with educational aims and measurements and providing learners with regarding the value of life, using resource and methods and having a good time with the way of creating and having experience. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.