Document Type Master's Dissertation Author Uys, Deon URN etd-10062011-130001 Document Title Enhanced classroom interaction and the quality of teaching in practice Degree MEd Department Curriculum Studies Supervisor
Advisor Name Title Prof J A Slabbert Supervisor Keywords
- Outcomes Based Education
- teacher education programme
Date 2011-09-05 Availability unrestricted Abstract
This study is essentially a representation of my lived experience of my professional development as a teacher from the moment of my enrollment in a teacher education programme through my initial appointment as a professional teacher and my continued post graduate studies in education while being a teacher.
However, I was faced with the challenge that I had no prior experience of the newly adopted Outcomes Based Education system which I will need to operate in when qualified. This drawback made me even more determined to make a success of my career. I therefore decided to engage in a qualitative participatory action research study to ensure that I will continually improve my OBE practices in a scholarly way. The study conveys the challenges I faced as a student teacher in a career path of initial teacher education aggravated by an unfamiliar education dispensation, my subsequent initiation into my career as a professional teacher, and my quest to remain a scholarly practitioner by enrolling for post graduate teacher education studies.
I may have found a way in which effective continual professional development in a scholarly way may be available to every teacher besides that of formal post graduate studies.
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