Textbooks have a major influence on students' learning and the nature and type of learning activities used in the classroom. Many English teachers rely heavily on textbooks for teaching and giving assignments. According to Educational Product Information Exchange (EPIE) (1976, cited in Rawadieh, 1998), nearly two thirds of classroom time is spent using written materials, particularly textbooks. Apple (1986) estimated that elementary and secondary students spend at least 75 percent of their time
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.
in the 2011 survey where they learned about the instructional practices of their teachers, 62% of principals identify unscheduled classroom walkthroughs as their primary source of information however, some principals likely make better use of their time spent in classroom walkthroughs than other principals do. Furthermore, Bloom (in Brown, 2011) stated that other
Book Evaluation of ‘English Skills for The Future’ for Tenth Grade Using The Perspective of 2013 Curriculum Femy Seniwegiasari1, Dewi Rochsantiningsih1, Diah Kristina1 1Sebelas Maret University, Ir Sutami No.36A Jebres, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia Email : firstname.lastname@example.org ABSTRACT This article reports book evaluation in the textbook entitled ‘English Skills for the Future’ designed for the tenth grade students of senior high school. The criteria of the evaluation based on the relevant
Parameters of Quality for Teacher Education Institutions Today we are passing through a fast growing and developing society facing the challenges for conservation of our values, dignity, cultures, ethics, social behaviour and eqaulity etc. We have desires to transform our values into our coming generation and have expectations to follow the cultures with saving our dignity. The equality and equity are two main aspects of today’s society. These all are possible by adopting the quality education which
student’s evaluation scores are compared using regression and correlation analysis, a scatter dot diagram is also used for the same purpose. The result concludes, that no significant correlation exists between faculty’s self actualization level and student’s faculty’s evaluation. Whereas separate analysis of surveys concludes that senior faculty (Senior Fellows and Head of Academic departments) are higher self actualized than younger faculty and students. The study recommends that faculty evaluation should
Epistemology where it’s about the knowledge the students are going to learn, Axiology where values are given importance, and Logic where reasons are clarified to the students. According to these elements, students will be able to differentiate among them, and here where they will know how to use them in their everyday life. However, since this philosophy is applied
only way to survive the economic crisis. The aim of this paper is to clarify the importance of e-learning tools for education in Egypt, discussing e-learning tools categories in education, the paper also will review developing countries experience in e-learning, the opportunities and challenges offered through e-learning. Finally we are going to highlight