1 Explain the concept of micro-teaching..
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(A) Set induction is anything presented to a learner to make him/her pay attention and learn within the lesson period (PDE 711 P136)
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They are Set Induction, Class Closure, Planned Repetition, Stimulus Variation, Questioning, etc.
Class closure involves directing the attention of the students to the completion of a specific task or learning sequence (Brown, 1975)
They include the following (PDE 711 P187):
Thorough preparation of lesson
Fairness in punishment
Teacher’s performance during teaching
Establishing simple rules and regulations to guide the class
Engaging and involving the students
It is a scaled down technique encounter in class size and class time (Allen 1976). It is designed to develop new skills and refine old ones. It focuses attention on a specific teaching skill
They include: Radio, tape-recorded material, record player, workbook, textbooks, newspapers, magazines, chalkboard, over-head projector, charts, pictures, television, cinema, etc (PDE 711 P206).
Others are: observation room, control room, micro-laboratory classroom, and resource library, etc (PDE 711 P130)
(D) Stimulus variation: This is the use of different techniques in the teaching process to arouse students’ interest and sustain it and to reduce their mental inactivity (PDE 711 P12). It is the extent to which a teacher is able to shift the attention of the “pupils’ mind” away from the visible and many a time, invisible external stimuli (PDE 711 P144).
They include all the resources used in a lesson to explain the topic, content and subject matter to the learner so that he/she is able to fully comprehend the topic. The material is such that it captures students’ attention and motivates them.
To gain and sustain the attention of the learner, etc