Adult learners’ perception on teaching styles / Anisa Adnin Abd Rashid

Abd Rashid, Anisa Adnin (2010) Adult learners’ perception on teaching styles / Anisa Adnin Abd Rashid. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu.

Abstract

This study investigated adult students’ perceptions on the lecturers’ teaching style and the extent to which aspect(s) received the highest mean score from all seven domains featured in PALS. The study also examined the relationship between students’ selected demographic variables, namely, their gender and age, and perceptions on lecturers’ teaching styles. Respondents were thirty nine off-campus undergraduate program students of the Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Mara Terengganu, Dungun Campus. Information on students’ perceptions of their lecturers’ teaching style was gathered through Adapted PALS (APALS), a questionnaire that was distributed randomly to the targeted population. Data analysis indicated that lecturers were more teacher-centered in everyday teaching. It resulted that Participation in the Learning Process was the aspect obtaining the highest mean score compared to other domains. There was no statistically significant relationship between the perceived teaching styles of lecturers’ with neither students’ gender nor age. The result indicated that students from age twenty one to thirty tend to rate their lecturers as teacher-centered. The study offers additional reflection to the lecturers in providing education to adult students.

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Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Abd Rashid, Anisa Adnin
2006103237
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Tawang, Johari
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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Teaching (Principles and practice) > Teaching aids and devices
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Performance. Competence. Academic achievement
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > College and university teachers
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > College and university teachers > Malaysia
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > Types of education > Professional education > Practicums
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu > Dungun Campus > Faculty of Education
Programme: Bachelor Of Education, TESL (Hons)
Keywords: Adult Learners’ Perception ; Teaching Styles ; PALS ; Adapted PALS (APALS) ; Faculty of Education
Date: April 2010
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/53915
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