Analyzing illustration in health textbooks of middle school in the convergent point of view

융합적 관점의 중학교 보건교과서 삽화분석

  • 최경호 (전주대학교 보건통계연구소)
  • Received : 2016.07.01
  • Accepted : 2016.08.20
  • Published : 2016.08.28


Illustration, which is shown in the textbook for educational purpose is used to explain basic educational theory, rather than carrying meaning itself. It has proper educational value when presented appropriately according to the process of knowledge acquirement. This research organized new analyzing criterion for the frame and content analysis subjected on 4 sanitation textbooks of middle school, moreover looked into actual situation by convergent analysis. This is for political suggestion that is helpful to further textbook development; by understanding improvement point required in reaching educational purpose presented in health education course manual. Results are as following. First, in the aspect of frame, diagrams with proper function to explain principle of health and sanitary activities should be more frequently suggested. Second in the aspect of content, illustrations for simple data providing or for decoration should be reduced while illustrations suggesting experimental results should be added, to reorganize health textbook according to the purpose of health education course.


Health textbook;Illustration analysis;'Convergence;Frame;Frequency analysis


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