Emira Derbel, Dr.
Al-Buraimi University College
Emira is an assistant professor in the English Department at Al Buraimi University College. She has published book chapters and articles in ELT and literary studies. Her areas of research are cultural studies and ELT.
Expanding Opportunities for Innovative Teaching and Learning: Literature through Comics (PP67), Paper
The presentation tackles the use of comics in classrooms.Today’s proliferation of teaching literature through graphic novels proves to create better learning methods and a motivating learning environment. Based on actual classroom practice, the presentation demonstrates the benefit of the visual aspect of the graphic novel in enhancing ELT learning and the teaching process. The attendees will benefit through being exposed to a modern alternative that will solve the traditional literacy obstacles faced in literature classes.