Teacher trainees of Kursus Diploma Perguruan Malaysia - (KDPM PKIT & PIRD) as readers and teachers of ESL reading

Raden Amri, bin Raden Othman. (2003) Teacher trainees of Kursus Diploma Perguruan Malaysia - (KDPM PKIT & PIRD) as readers and teachers of ESL reading. [E-LPTA] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The study sought to find out teacher trainees' perception as readers, their perception as teachers of ESL reading and their evaluation of the teacher education programme in preparing them to teach reading. It was conducted in two teachers' training colleges in Sarawak; namely, Batu Lintang Teacher's College and Tun Abdul Razak Teacher's College. The samples of the study were 30 teacher trainees that opted for Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL) in the primary schools. TIley were selected by simple random sampling. The instrument used in the study was a Likert-scale questionnaire consisting of 25 items. The findings revealed that the respondents were good readers, however, they do not read much. Most of them felt uncomfortable when asked regarding their reading habits. The study further showed that teacher trainees perceived teachers of ESL reading as teachers who liked reading, enjoyed teaching reading and used it to gain knowledge. The results also suggested that the respondents were enthusiastic towards the teaching of reading. The findings indicated that the teacher trainees viewed the teacher education programme as an important scaffold in providing them with the basic knowledge and experience to be an effective teacher ofESL reading.

Item Type: E-LPTA
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2003.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Study and teaching, English language, teachers, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Centre for Language Studies (rebranded to FLSCS in 2015)
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2018 01:06
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2018 01:06
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/20201

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