MICROTEACHING, AN EFFICIENT TECHNIQUE FOR LEARNING EFFECTIVE TEACHING
Chaman Lal Banga
Journal Title:SCHOLARLY RECSEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Teachers are an extremely important facet of any so
ciety for a multitude of reasons. Teachers
are the people who educate the youth of society who in turn become the leaders of the next
generation of people. Teachers are the people who are teaching children and imparting
knowledge upon them in their most im
pressionable years, what these kids learn from their
teachers at a young age will most likely stay with them in some facet for the rest of their lives.
So, teachers certainly have a significant mark on the development of young children and even
ren alike, as they are teaching them and helping them develop their knowledge so that
they can go on in life and be responsible and productive members of society. Microteaching is a
teacher training technique for learning teaching skills. It employs real t
eaching situation for
developing skills and helps to get deeper knowledge regarding the art of teaching.
Microteaching can be practiced with a very small lesson or a single concept and a less number
of students. It scales down the complexities of real teac
hing, as immediate feedback can be
sought after each practice session. Knowledge acquisition, skill acquisition, and transfer are the
three different phases of microteaching.
Describes the various phases of microteaching.
Knowledge acquisition phase is the
active phase, in which the teacher gets
trained on the skills and components of teaching through lectures, discussion, illustration, and
demonstration of the skill by the experts. In the interactive, skill acquisition phase, the teacher
lans a micro
lesson for practicing the demonstrated skills. This paper highlights on
microteaching as an efficient technique for learning effective teaching.