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|Title: ||An Evaluation of Grade 9-12 English Curriculum and its implementation in School at Capitals of Ethiopian Administrative Regions as Causes for student's Defficiency in English|
|Authors: ||MELLESE, BEDANIE|
|Advisors: ||Ato Ambaye Tsehaye|
|Keywords: ||deficiency in Englis grades 9-12 English|
curriculum and its implementation
|Copyright: ||Jun-1992 |
|Date Added: ||27-Nov-2012 |
|Abstract: ||The purpose of this study is to find out the causes for
students' deficiency in English with particular reference to
grades 9-12 English curriculum and its implementation in
schools at capitals of Ethiopian administrative regions.
To this effect~data on Grades 9-12 English curriculum
objectives and content have been secured with the help of
curricular document analyses and unstructured interviews made
YJith members clf the English Panel in the Institute for
Curriculum Development and Research(ICDR).
On the other hand, information on the CLwr icuI um
implementation is obtained through questionnaire and
interviews conducted to grades 9-12 English teachers; class
observations; instructional media check-lists; assessment of
course and weekly lesson plans, examination and test papers
in 10 senior secondary schools which have been selected with
the help of quota sampling technique.
The results of data analyses, interpretations and
discussions indicate that one of the causes for students'
deficiency in English is the design and implementation of the
curriculum, which in accordance to the findings of this
Ambiguity and insufficiency of the
curriculum objectives; absence of
communicative language; high dosage of
grammatical descriptions; irrelevance of
reading passages ,vocabulary items and
exercises as curriculum contents and
their unsystematic selection and
gradation; shortage and or absence of
appropriate instructional facilities,
plans~ methods, techniques and evaluation
strategies for implementing it.
In synthesis, these findings reveal the pitfalls in
grades 9-12 English curriculum and its implementation which
caused students' deficiency in English; and hoped to serve
policy makers, the ICDR and teachers as frame of references
to change the curriculum and improve its instruction.|
|Appears in:||Thesis - Curriculum & Instruction |
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