Essay On Effective Teaching

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Effective Teaching Many things can be done to create a context for good teaching, but it is teachers themselves who finally ascertain the success of a program. Effective teachers can often compensate for imperfections in the curriculum, the materials, or the resources they make use of in their teaching profession (Richards, 2001). This study, because of the crucial role of teachers in the effective teaching and the existing limitation to consider all the factors contributing to effective teaching, focuses on the teachers and effective teachers in language programs. Vogt (1984) related effective teaching to the ability to teach different students with different abilities while incorporating instructional objectives and assessing the effective learning mode of the students. Medley and Shannon (1994) recommended that all evaluations of teachers be based on information about teacher effectiveness, but noted that “because direct information about teacher effectiveness is not available, many teacher evaluations are based on information about teacher competence or teacher performance” (p. 616). Clark (1995) presents many qualities of effective teachers he got from his research using student evaluations, trained observers in classrooms, verbal reports by teachers and students,…show more content…
The purpose of the study was threefold: (1) to provide university instructors in Thailand with a greater understanding of students’ perceptions of what characteristics are important in college and university teaching, (2) to identify effective teaching characteristics which promote learning, and (3) to identify factors influencing students’ perceptions of effective teaching. The subjects were 505 science students at the Faculty of Science, Mahidol University. The survey instrument used in this study was developed from 17 studies found in the literature on the area of teaching
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