ATTITUDE OF TEACHER TRAINEES TOWARDS LEARNING THROUGH POWERPOINT: A CASE STUDY

Moolraj Sharma, Kawal Preet Kour

Abstract


Educational technology and its use in Education are increasing day by day. It has completely changed our mode of teaching and learning. Use of computer assisted teaching, audio visual aids, PowerPoint presentations etc. have found their place in every institution of the world. Most of the teachers believe that use of Power Point in the teacher training colleges has made the teaching-learning process more interactive and dynamic. This paper is based upon a study conducted to know the attitudes of teacher trainees towards PowerPoint presentations and its use in a teaching -learning context. A questionnaire on attitude towards Power Point was prepared by the investigators and administered to a sample of 200 teacher trainees in Jammu. It was found that teaching through PowerPoint enabled classrooms to be interesting and motivating for both teachers and learners. However, no significant differences were found to exist between scores obtained on attitudes towards PowerPoint on the basis of gender, residential background, computer training and teaching subjects respectively. Nevertheless, teacher trainees exhibited favourable and positive attitude towards the use of PowerPoint for teaching at the B.Ed. level.

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