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Title: TEACHERS AND STUDENTS AWARENESS AND PRACTICE OF CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN SECOND CYCLE PRIMARY SCHOOLS OF SOKORU WEREDA IN JIMMA ZONE, OROMIA
Authors: WONDU, ARGAW
Advisors: Dr Getachew Adugna
Keywords: TEACHERS
PRIMARY SCHOOLS
JIMMA ZONE
OROMIA.
Copyright: Jun-2010
Date Added: 2-May-2012
Publisher: AAU
Abstract: The main objective of this study was to evaluate or examine to what extent children’s literature is practical in second cycle primary schools of Sokoru Wereda. To do this, quantitative and descriptive survey method had been employed. Seven second cycle primary schools in Sokoru Wereda were the target study areas. Teachers, students, librarians, and principals of the respective schools were data sources, where by 37 teachers, 71 students, 4 librarians, 7 principals and 2 curriculum experts from Oromia Educational Bureau were partakers. Questionnaire, interview and observation checklist were the major data gathering tools. The result shows that most concerned bodies particularly students and teachers had no the awareness about children’s literature. Furthermore, absence of training of teachers on utilization of children’s literature, absence of efforts to familiarize teachers and students with children’s literature in the school, the absence of children’s literature in the text books, libraries and market, failure of teachers in using children’s literature in the class room, the inadequacy of libraries in all aspects, lack of finance to buy books and students poor habit of reading are some of the findings of the study and at the same time they are the factors that affect the practice of children’s literature in schools. The researcher therefore, has come to conclude, based on the findings mentioned so far, that second cycle primary schools had no or little capacity to practice children’s literature in schools, Finally, some recommendation were forwarded.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2104
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