The Development of Teacher Trainees’ Science Instructional by Active Learning Competencies Through Lesson Study

Abstract

The research objective was to develop science instructional competencies by active learning of teacher trainees through lesson study. The methodology of practical action research was implemented in this study. The research was conducted in two phases in accordance with the four cycles of practical action research framework. The target participants were thirty fifth-year students, during their internship of teaching practicum, in the Department of General Science, the Faculty of Education, Phetchabun Rajabhat University. The research instruments consisted of evaluation forms in regard to science instructional by active learning competencies. The statistic tools employed in this study were the standard deviations, percentage, and content analyses. The research findings revealed that the intern students during their teaching practicum demonstrated the potential in science instructional by active learning competencies in three aspects: the aspect of instructional design; the aspect of activities instructional; and the aspect of assessment and evaluation related to instructional. The positive developments were also observed in all aspects and indicators.



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Arthitaya Khaopraay, Phetchabun Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: OCE2020
Stream: Teaching Experiences

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