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Virtual-Teaching Practicum Evaluation and Enhancement of Sustainable-Teaching/Learning

The paper aimed at assessing the quality of virtual teaching/learning experiences incorporated in the teaching practicum at the Government Teacher Training Colleges in Cameroon. Teaching practicum is a very important exercise in the initial training of teachers. It has to be rich in context, input and process to ensure that the trainees are well equipped to meet present and future needs of diverse learners and the society by extension. At the same time, it has to be holistic and proactive so as to guarantee an effective teaching/learning even in an advent of physical classroom lockdown imposed by pandemics or social unrest. This can be done by diversifying teaching/learning methods to embrace aspects like e-learning techniques that will solve even the crisis of over-crowded physical classrooms. The study adopted a descriptive survey that anchored on an 11 item closed ended questionnaire for teacher trainers and 11 item closed ended questionnaire for teacher trainees as well as document review. The questionnaire items were adapted in keeping with the Stufflebeam’s Evaluation Model. The questionnaires were pilot tested on 10 respondents each who did not constitute part of the sample. The participants were randomly selected and made up of 200 final year student teachers and 60 teacher trainers. Findings revealed that the teaching practicum at the Government Teacher Training Colleges in Cameroon is effective as it respects regulatory guidelines vis-à-vis the teaching practicum context to a greater extent but there is need to include a module on virtual teaching practicum in the training programme in order to guarantee sustainable Teaching/Learning in schools.

Evaluation, Virtual-Teaching, Sustainable-Teaching/Learning

APA Style

Mboh Jones Nchenepoh, Patrick Kongnyuy. (2023). Virtual-Teaching Practicum Evaluation and Enhancement of Sustainable-Teaching/Learning. Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, 8(3), 160-167. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.tecs.20230803.17

ACS Style

Mboh Jones Nchenepoh; Patrick Kongnyuy. Virtual-Teaching Practicum Evaluation and Enhancement of Sustainable-Teaching/Learning. Teach. Educ. Curric. Stud. 2023, 8(3), 160-167. doi: 10.11648/j.tecs.20230803.17

AMA Style

Mboh Jones Nchenepoh, Patrick Kongnyuy. Virtual-Teaching Practicum Evaluation and Enhancement of Sustainable-Teaching/Learning. Teach Educ Curric Stud. 2023;8(3):160-167. doi: 10.11648/j.tecs.20230803.17

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