• Monika Grochalska University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn




art, didactics, emotions, tactile books, upper-secondary students


The article is an attempt at presenting the visual analysis associated with the didactic experience of the author. She decided to conduct demonstration lessons related to the art of learning emotions for two groups of upper-secondary students in Poland. The students’ teams were built of several people whom the task was to choose the specific emotion they were going to present in the book as well as to craft a tactile book using, for instance: coloured pieces of paper, glue sticks, stickers, textiles, felt-tip pens, magazines and so on. As a result of undertaken action, the author collected a dozen multipage tactile books about emotions created collaboratively by the lesson participants. The material was treated as cultural archetypes and then analysed with regard to sensational meanings given by their creators.



Author Biography

  • Monika Grochalska, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
    Department of General Pedagogy, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland)


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