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ERIC Number: EJ1143831
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Effect of Constructivist Based Training on Learning and Teaching: An Experiment in Classroom
Pandey, Laxmi; Ameta, Devendra
Journal of Education and Practice, v8 n13 p67-72 2017
The aim of the study was to study the effect of constructive based training approach on teachers' attitude and students' achievement. The study comprised 80 students of class VI from Nagar Palika Girls Middle School Balmiki Basti New Delhi and Nagar Palika Girls Sr. Sec. School, Havelock Square, New Delhi. A quasi experimental pre-test and post-test design was applied in the present study. A pre and post-test design was applied on students and teachers learning and teaching Hindi subject. A training of 200 hours of constructive teaching training was given to one group of 15 teachers, whereas a conventional teaching training was given to another group of 15 teachers. The training for both the groups was completed in 8 weeks. After receiving the training both the groups used the approaches in their classes in which they had been trained. Therefore one group of students was taught the Hindi Subjects by using constructive approach where as another group was taught by using conventional approach of teaching. Teacher-made test with multiple-choice objective type questions was used to assess the learners' achievement in pre-test, and post-test was carried out just after two month of the experiment. Similarly teacher's attitude scale of S P Ahluwalia (1990) was administered before the training of teachers and also after completion of the training. The t values obtained revealed that constructivist method enhances the academic achievement and problem solving ability of the pupils. It was also found that both the group of teachers differs significantly on the teaching attitude.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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