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ERIC Number: ED506773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Effectiveness of Teacher Education Programmes in Developing Teaching Skills for Secondary Level
Ullah, S. Zia; Farooq, M. S.; Memon, R. A.
Online Submission, Journal of Quality and Technology Management v4 n1 p33-38 Jun 2008
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of secondary school teacher education programme in terms of development of selected teaching skills and suggesting ways and means to improve the programme. The population of the study comprised of the pre-service teachers of all the government colleges of education for men and women in Punjab. The sample consisted of 80 out of 975 prospective teachers from two colleges of education Lahore. The observational technique was used. Observations were made by 23 (12 male and 11 female) trained observers using observation scale. Data relevant to five teaching skills were collected and analyzed. It was observed that the teaching skills "Clarity in the classroom", "Variety in the Classroom", and "Task orientation in the Classroom" are exhibited by only twenty percent of the pre-service teachers. However the level of these skills is low even in these pre-service teachers. The skill "Engagement in the classroom" could be developed in only six percent of prospective teachers. The skill, "students' success" was developed in twenty eight percent of these teachers. It was recommended that teaching learning materials of skills may be developed and provided to prospective teachers. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan