PQE 010 – Subject Methology – Course Contents

PQE 010 – Subject Methology – Course Contents

NB – The course has been sub-divided into each category of teachers. You are advised to prepare for all categories

PQE 010. Subject Methodology
THEMES GUIDES
Category D: Category C: Category B: Category A:
NCE Teachers Graduate Teachers Master Teachers Doctoral Teachers
Principles and Principles and methods of
teaching primary and junior secondary education. Objectives and categories  of objectives in the teaching- learning process – instructional objectives, behavioural objectives, expressive objectives, etc; formulating behavioural objectives; principles underlying the choice of teaching methods at primary and junior secondary levels; types of instructional methods, techniques and approaches in teaching – teacher-centred methods, student-centred methods, group instructional methods, individual instructional methods, conventional
/traditional  methods, innovative methods and new strategies like computer assisted instruction, etc; Distinction based on degree of teacher and student
Classes of learning Introduction to Course ware
Theories of objectives: Behavioural, teaching methods. development for higher
teaching specific instructional, expressive, Developing and using education. Designing
subject matter etc objectives. instructional resources. new courses for higher
areas. Formulation of behavioural Lesson planning and education, writing
Current trends objectives. special delivery course objectives, basic
in subject techniques. steps in course ware,
methodology. The concept of general and Special methods for development of courses
Improvisation; subject methodology. teaching different for online learning.
Open and Factors that determine subjects.
Distance methodology. Evaluation of students‟ The aims and
Learning (ODL) Overview of general
teaching methods and techniques, their relative
learning.
Critique of subject curriculum.
objectives of teaching
specific subjects. Approaches to the
The lesson plan as basic tool; format of a lesson plan.
Three broad groupings in instruction
Classes of learning objectives: Behavioural, instructional, expressive, etc subjects. Selection and evaluation of materials and resources for teaching. Implementation of
i.         Lecture or large objectives. curriculum. Teaching
group instruction Formulation of and examination of
ii.        Small/medium behavioural objectives. syllabi. Preparation of
group interactive course description and
instruction outlines. Benchmark
iii.       Individual or self- considerations. E-
instruction learning planning. Peer
Issues in delivery of teaching. A survey of
activity. instruction curricular in relevant
disciplines. Analysis of examination syllabi. Practice in test construction. Selection, evaluation, and preparation of materials and  resources for teaching.
i.         Introduction
ii.        Logical progression
iii.       Pace and language
iv.       Time management v.         Classroom
management/discipline
vi.       Use of resources;
visual aids, chalkboard, etc
vii.      Questioning
techniques, etc.
The concept and benefits of individualized instruction: Primary focus on individual differences and designs that enable learners to develop at their own pace.
The problems and strategies for the management of large classes.
Subject methods; Theoretical material; steps; content; method; activity, resources.
Practical material; skills, explanation, trial, practice.

 

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