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Title: In Partial Fulfillment Of The Requirements For The Degree Of Master Of Arts In Curriculum And Instruction
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Dessu Wirttu (Dr)
Wasslhune, Deressa
Keywords: secondary schools in Men esibu Woreda,
Issue Date: Jul-2006
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to identify factors affecting the implementation of student - centered method of teachipg in the secondary schools in Men esibu Woreda, in West Wollega adminis trative zone. The source of the data were teachers, school principals and vice principa ls, students and woreda education supervisors. Simple random sampling techniqu e was employed to select teachers and students. Since the number of the school directors and education su pervisors were few, a ll of them were included in the study as the source of data. Questionnaires, classroom observation checklist and interviews were used as instruments of data collection tools and the secured data were analyzed using percentage and descriptive phrases . The finding of the study then revealed th at , the attitude of teach ers, students, school principals and education su pervisors towards the implemen tation of active learning were found to be satisfactory. The result of the study also s h owed some major problems that affect the implementation of stu dent - centered teaching - lea rning strategies. The identified serious problems were: inadequacy of teachers pre - service and in service training (lack of due attention to refreshment courses), poor classroom condition s, la rge class size, uncondus ive curricular materia ls, insufficient laboratory equipment and chemica ls, lack of reference books, and less competency of the school principa ls and woreda edu cation office in supplying necessary support in accomplishing most of the expected activities .
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