Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2016)
A comparative study of attitude of pre service teacher trainees towards creative teaching
Author(s): Dr. Manminder Kaur
Abstract: The present paper is based on the comparative study of attitude of pre-service teacher trainees towards creative teaching. The pre-service teacher preparation programmes remain the importance determinant of how teacher learns and succeed in dynamic circumstances of real classroom and school. The study was limited to 225pre service teacher trainees of B.Ed. Programme. Attitude Scale of Creative Teaching Developed by Dr. R.P. Shukla (2012) was used to collect the data. The study is experimental in nature to meet the objectives. A Pre Test (Attitude Scale of Creative Teaching) was employed to the pre service teacher trainees who were admitted to B.Ed. Course. After the regular classes of teachers education programme were scheduled, Macro and Micro teaching skill demonstration as well as theory was taught to pupil teacher as a part of their curriculum. In the end of the session of the course a post test of the same scale was administered to find out the effect of Teacher Education Programme (B. Ed.). Significances of difference between pre and post score means was worked out to know the differences in the attitudes of pre service teacher trainees towards creative teaching. One way Analysis of Variance was used to know the differences within the groups of pre service teacher trainees of Science, Arts and commerce streams to know their attitude towards creative teaching. A significant difference exists between the scores of Pre Test and post test scores of attitude of pre service teacher trainees of science, Commerce and Arts streams towards creative teaching. The results of the study revealed that pre service teacher trainees of Arts stream had higher attitude towards creative teaching than that of Science and Commerce streams.