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Study Papers | Education Management | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022
Teaching Aptitude of Teacher Educators in Relation to their Academic Background
Abstract: Teaching aptitude is an important factor for success in the teaching profession. With regard to the demand of the society in this 21st century, we need competent and committed skilled teachers those can truly materialize the dream of the various Commissions and committees of Education in our country. It is very much essential to accept teacher educators having high level of teaching aptitude and to train them accordingly. Realizing the importance of teaching aptitude as an important criterion the present study was undertaken by the investigator with the objectives like to study the relationship between teaching aptitude and academic background of teacher Educators, to study the level of teaching aptitude of teacher educators and to find out the teaching aptitude of teacher educators with reference to their academic stream. Data was collected from 60 teacher educators through the administration of a standardized tool called as Teaching Aptitude Test Battery by Dr. R. P Singh and Dr. S.N Sharma (2005). The study revealed that the arts and science stream teacher educators are different from their teaching aptitude, academic background of science teacher educators is better than the Arts teacher educators, the study has presented that science teacher educators are superior to arts teacher educators, but the overall result shows that there is significant difference between teaching aptitudes of teacher educators and the levels of teaching aptitudes are different in relation to science and arts streams. It shows that there is significant difference between the teaching aptitudes of teacher educators on the bases of their stream.
Keywords: Teaching Aptitude, Teacher Educator, Academic Background, Competency, Teacher Education Institution
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,
Pages: 1223 - 1226