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ERIC Number: EJ1024675
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar-10
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISSN: ISSN-1990-3839
The Inadequacy of Academic Environment Contributes to Inadequate Teaching and Learning Phenomena
Quasim, Shahla; Arif, Muhammad Shahbaz
Educational Research and Reviews, v9 n5 p 141-145 Mar 2014
This study aims at the inadequacy of academic environment as an indicator contributing to the inadequate teaching and learning situation in Pakistan. The main focus is to look into the low proficiency of students in the subject of English at secondary school level. A comprehensive questionnaire was designed from the literature concerned and The National Education Policy of Pakistan 1998 data were collected from the sample population of one hundred students and forty teachers, selected randomly from twenty eight public and private secondary schools of Punjab, Pakistan. The data were analyzed statistically by using SPSS 13.0. The results showed a considerable deficiency of academic environment such as overcrowded classrooms, minimum use of English and absence of feedback mechanism. The provision of library facility and audio-visual aids remained the lowest. The overall situation of academic environment was found unsatisfactory in the secondary schools of public and private sectors. The study will provide a guideline to English teachers, policy makers, educationists and students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Pakistan