The role of teaching practice on the students preparation, for
teacher education enable the students teachers to put into practice all the
knowledge and skills they have acquired in college of Education. Teaching
practice is an inevitable programme that can not be excluded from the school
curriculum because it plays a vital role in the educational programme.
Teaching practice is a practical experience, which last for six
months and every students-teachers must undergo to be able to adjust and to
have met the requirement for the award of a certificate or degree in education.
Chapter one of this study deals with the introduction, and also
the relationship between teacher and the pupils/students. Chapter two of this
study deals with literature will be reviewed on the topic the role of teaching
practice on the students preparation for teacher education.
Chapter three deals with research methodology, different research
method/instrument used for this study such as:
Chapter four deals with the presentation of analysis and
discussion of data gathered from this study. Chapter five which is the last
chapter is the summary of the recommended ideas to some of the problems and
possible suggestions and solutions to the findings of the case study.
TABLE OF CONTENT
Background of the study
Statement of the study
Purpose of the study
Significance of the study
Limitation of the study
Definition of terms
Teacher education programme
Teaching profession in Nigeria
Objectives of teaching practice
Nigerian union of teacher (NUT)
Sample and sampling techniques
Method of data analysis
Suggestion for further study
BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY
to Dewey, he sees education as help in the formation of fundamental attitude of
imagination, desires and thinking, which is strictly correlated with culture in
its inclusiveness. In other words, education can be seen as an instrument of
transformation in the society which every nation has a strong believe in the
effectiveness of education as a powerful instrument for national development.
Therefore, education entails teaching and learning for teaching and learning to
take place there must be teachers and the learners to be taught. So, the
effective teaching can be done by a trained person called the teacher.
society today, teaching is been handled properly by trained people (teachers)
who are educationally and morally trained these people called teachers perform
their job effectively, they make sure that they come to school before the
students or pupils arrives the teacher also establishes the role of hosting the
students/pupils into the classroom, get them sited and starting the days work.
During teaching, the teacher try as much as possible to interest the pupils in
the subject he/she teaches and this undoubtedly increase the desire or
motivation on the part of the students to struggle harder. Planning the
teaching also helps the teacher to organize himself properly, explanation of
topic; simplify things for easier understanding by pupils.
in which a teacher addresses a class reflects an attitude and conveys a message
not only through what is said but also through how it is said. Before speaking
to the class he makes sure that attention is gained by getting pupils stop
playing and listen carefully. The teacher develops good personal relationship
with his/her pupils be fostering mutual trust and respect. The teacher does
this effectively by been aware of each child as an individual and be sensitive
to the mood of the class as a whole. The awareness of individual differences
begins with the essential task of learning names and putting them accurately to
knowledge of different method of teaching and knowing which one to use and when
he is able to teach his students effectively. The teacher make it his duty to
create a classroom, environment that foster the educational development of his
pupils and make the environment reflect his personality and concern and
appreciation he holds for his pupils/students venture. This is done by making
the classroom clean and neat. With those aforementioned reasons the researcher
was prompt to ask why is it that these personnel called teachers are so skilful
in carrying out their jobs, were they born to be teachers? It was later
discovered by the researcher that for a person to become a teacher he has to be
trained to acquire these skills during the training they have to go for three
months teaching practice where skill are acquired. Therefore the researcher is
carrying out this study to discover the role of teaching practice on the
students preparation for teacher education.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEMS
practice is a significant aspect of students preparation for teacher education.
This research work is determined to find out role of teaching practice on the
students preparation for teacher education, how does teaching practice enhance
the students knowledge about teaching, does teaching practice expose students
to keeping good classroom management, does teaching practice exposes students
to how theory is merged with practical.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
of this study was carried out and to find out the role of teaching practice on
the students preparation for teacher education. A case study of college of
Education, Ekiadolor Benin. To be able to identify these roles and to determine
the extent to which this role has enhance the students preparation towards the
The following are the research questions, which are:
1.Does teaching practice exposes students on how
to merge theory with practical?
2.Does teaching practice exposes students who is
preparing for teacher education?
3.Does teaching practice reveal students teachers
4. Does teaching practice enhance the
students knowledge about teaching as a profession.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
examined the role of teaching practice on the student preparation for teacher
education. A case study of College of Education, Ekiadolor. We have the
assurance that teaching practice help us to develop our teaching skill.
research work will be of importance to curriculum planners and designers,
government, teachers, parents, and students preparing for teacher education.
The result of the research may highlight the need for the government and the school
management to encourage the on coming students preparing for teacher education
to participate on the exercise.
findings of this research may also assist educational administrators in
monitoring institutions of teacher education so that the activities for the
teacher is enhanced.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
will be restricted to college of Education Ekiadolor because every students is
expected to participate in the teaching practice exercise before graduation.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Teaching: This is an act of imparting knowledge to a learner.
Practice: this is an act of doing what one have learnt.
Teaching practice: this is commonly called an opportunity for the
students teacher to put into practice all the knowledge and theories in child
and adolescent psychology, learning theories, guidance and counselling,
classroom management, educational administration, planning and supervision,
curriculum development, test measurement and evaluation, instructional technology,
micro teaching etc.
Socio norm: Value that are accepted by the general society.
Exercise: the process of teaching practice
On-coming Students: Those people that are yet to gain admission
into higher institution.
Expose: make known
Institution: A place of teaching and learning.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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