Teacher-dominated – the teacher shows how to operate, manipulate an equipment while the class observes. The techniques for imparting skills are presented in steps, rather than activities.
BEFORE DURING AFTERThe demonstrator must be skilled The place must be quiet. Allow some questions.and knowledgeable.Make sure that the materials to Extreme care must be Examinationbe used are available. taken in performing some delicate steps.All the equipment and tools to Activity must not be Analysis of trends, patterns.be used should be ready ahead interrupted by unnecessaryof time. noise.The demonstrator must try Taking notes are allowed Conclusion undertaken byeverything to be demonstrated. while observing. the class.Observers must be motivated. Short test. Oral evaluation. Performance.Demonstrator must be flexibleabout on-the-spot revisions.Proper room arrangment.Preparation of questions to helpstudents focus
It follows a systematic procedure. Possible wastage of time, effort and resources will be avoided. Findings are reliable and accurate.DISADVANTAGES Demonstration method is not effective when the number of students is greater.
In presenting lessons that use sophisticated equipment and technical know-how To teach skills.
Have the students practice the skill being taught to have an effective learning results. Teaching possible and applicable safety precautions – state the reason for precaution so that students will understand the need for compliance. Training yourself to be patient is a must.