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Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2021, Vol. 12(1) 77-88

Vietnamese In-service Teachers’ Perspectives towards Micro-teaching Component of a Professional Development Program

Ly Ngoc Luu

pp. 77 - 88   |  Manu. Number: ijrte.2021.007

Published online: March 29, 2021  |   Number of Views: 3  |  Number of Download: 37


Abstract

Since its inception, micro-teaching has been widely used as an important component of pre-service teacher training programs. It provides prospective teachers with valuable opportunities to develop effective teaching strategies and involves them in ‘real’ classroom experiences. However, little attention is paid to investigating the implication of micro-teaching in training programs for in-service teachers. Therefore, this study attempted to investigate the attitudes of in-service teachers in a local area in Vietnam regarding the micro-teaching component of a four-week training program.  This program consists of four phases: Face-to-face training, Online learning, Micro-teaching, and a Teaching Field trip. The data was collected from 103 in-service teachers who participated in the course. A questionnaire with close-ended and open-ended questions yielding both quantitative and qualitative date was used for data collection. The results indicated an overall positive attitude towards micro-teaching experiences besides some worth-addressing concerns. The study then proposed some recommendations for an improved version of the training program.

Keywords: micro-teaching, in-service teachers, professional development


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Luu, L.N. (2021). Vietnamese In-service Teachers’ Perspectives towards Micro-teaching Component of a Professional Development Program . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 12(1), 77-88.

Harvard
Luu, L. (2021). Vietnamese In-service Teachers’ Perspectives towards Micro-teaching Component of a Professional Development Program . International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 12(1), pp. 77-88.

Chicago 16th edition
Luu, Ly Ngoc (2021). "Vietnamese In-service Teachers’ Perspectives towards Micro-teaching Component of a Professional Development Program ". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 12 (1):77-88.