Field study 3

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Field study 3

  1. 1. Field Study 3: Episodes 1-3 for EducationStudentsFS3: Episode 1THE SCHOOL’S LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERName of FS Student:Course: Year & Section:Resource Teacher: Signature:Cooperating School:YOUR TARGET At the end of this activity, you will be competent in identifying and classifyingresource that facilitates teaching and learning processes.YOUR MAP It will be an interesting journey to the world of educational technology. A chanceto visit and observe a learning resource center of a school will start you off. 1. Visit a school’s learning resource center. Look around and see what resources and facilities are available inside. 2. Ask the learning resource center in-charge about how some equipment or facilities are used. 3. Make an inventory of its available resources and classify them according to their characteristics and functions. 4. Write down a brief reflection of your experience.YOUR TOOLS As you visit and observe the learning resource center, useactivity forms providedfor you to document your observations. Ask the assistance of the one manning thecenter courteously.
  2. 2. An Observation Guide for a LEARNING RESOURCE CENTERRead the following statements carefully before you observe. 1. Go around the Learning Resource Center. 2. See what learning resources are present. 3. Examine how the materials are arranged and how they are classified. Are they free from dust and moisture? Are they arranged for easy access? 4. Look for the guidelines/procedures for borrowing of materials. Are these guidelines/ procedures posted or available for the users to refer to? 5. Familiarize yourself with the guidelines and procedures. You may choose to take photos of the canter (if allowed).FS 3 – Technology in the Learning Environment 1 ACTIVITY FORM
  3. 3. Name of Center Observed: Date of Observation: Name of Observer: Course / Year / School: List of Available Learning Resources Available Learning Resources Characteristics and Unique Teaching Approaches (Enumerate in bullet form) Capabilities where the Resource is Most Useful1. Print Resources2. Audio Resources3. Non-electronic Visual Resources4. ICT Resources
  4. 4. Impression:Name and Signature of ObserverName and Signature of the Learning Resource Center In-charge Your AnalysisWere the learning resources/materials arranged properly according to their functions andcharacteristics?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Do the guidelines and procedures facilitate easy access to the materials by the teachers?Why? Why not?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What are the strengths of this Learning Resource Center?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  5. 5. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What are its weaknesses?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What suggestions can you make?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Your Reflections 1. Which of the material in the learning resources caught your interest the most? Why?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Which gadgets/materials are you already confident to use/operate?____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  6. 6. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Which ones do you feel you need to learn more?________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Pictorials THE SCHOOL’S LEARNING RESOURCE CENTER
  7. 7. FS3: Episode 2BULLETIN BOARD DISPLAYSName of FS Student:Course: Year & Section:Resource Teacher: Signature:Cooperating School:YOUR TARGET At the end of this activity, you will be competent in appraising the effectiveness ofdisplay boards as learning resources.YOUR MAP
  8. 8. Display board or what we more commonly refer to as bulletin board, is one of the most readily available and versatile learning resources. To reach your target, follow the steps below: 1. Look around a school for bulletin board displays. 2. Pick one and evaluate the display. 3. Propose enhancements to make the display more effective. YOUR TOOLS You look around and examine board displays, use the activity forms provided for you to document your observations. An Observation Guide for BOARD DISPLAYS Read the following statements carefully before you observe.1. Go around the school and examine the board displays. How many board displays do you see?2. Where are the display boards found? Are they in places where target viewers can see them?3. What are the displays about? What images and colors do you see? How are the pieces of information arranged?4. What materials were used in making the displays? Are borders used?5. Do you notice some errors? (misspelled words, grammar inconsistencies and the like)6. Are the messages clear and easily understood?7. You may choose to take a photo of the display board (if allowed). OBSERVATION REPORT
  9. 9. Name of School Observed ______________________________________________Location of the School _________________________________________________Date of Visit _________________________________________________________ From among the board displays that you saw, pick one that you got most interested in.Evaluate it using the evaluation form below.
  10. 10. BOARD DISPLAYS EVALUATION FORMTopic of the board display _______________________________________________Location of the Board Display in School ____________________________________ Check the column that indicates your rating. Write comments to back up yourratings. 4-outstanding 3-very satisfactory 2-satisfactory 1-needs improvement Criteria NI S VS O Comments 1 2 3 4 Effective communication Conveys the message quickly and clearly Attractiveness Colors and arrangement catches and hold interest Balance Objects are arrange so stability is perceived Unity Repeated shapes or colors or used of borders holds displays together Interactivity The style and approach entice learners to be involved Legibility Letters and illustrations can be seen from a good distance Correctness Free from grammar errors, misspelled words, ambiguity Durability Well constructed, items are security attached
  11. 11. An Evaluation Report of a Bulletin Board (Option 2)
  12. 12. Bulletin Board Evaluated by: _______________________________________________Location: ______________________________________________________________Brief Description of the Bulletin BoardEVALUATION: Strengths Weaknesses Observations: Judgments / Evaluation of educational content and other aspects. Recommendations or Suggestions for improvement ____________________________________ Signature of Evaluator over Printed Name
  13. 13. Your AnalysisDid the board display design reflect the likes/interests of its target audience? Why? Whynot?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Was the language used clear and simple for the target audience to understand? Why?Why not?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What do you think was the purpose of the board display? Was it effective? Why?Why not?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________What suggestions can you make?______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  14. 14. Based on you suggestions, propose an enhanced version of the display board.Use the form below. MY PROPOSED BOARD DISPLAYTheme:Board Title:Rationale/Purpose:Objectives:Best features of my proposed bulletin enhancement:Content Resources (Name each needed resource and give each a brief description):Materials for aesthetic enhancement:
  15. 15. Your Reflections 1. Name at least 5 skills that a teacher should have to be able to come up with effective board displays. Elaborate on why each skills needed.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Which skills do you still need to develop? Reflect on how you can improve on or acquire these skills.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  16. 16. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________FS3: Episode 3SEE AND SAY (Utilization of Teaching Aids)Name of FS Student:Course:YOUR TARGET At the end of this activity, you will gain competent in determining theappropriateness of teaching aids to learning tasks.YOUR MAPTo reach the target, follow the steps below: 1. Observe a class on its regular schedule. 2. Note down the various teaching aids that were utilized in the teaching learning process. 3. Comment on the appropriateness of the teaching aids to the learning tasks. 4. Reflect on your learning.
  17. 17. YOUR TOOLSAs you observe the class, use the activity forms provided for you to document yourobservations. Class Observation Guide Read the following statements carefully before you observe. 1. What is the lesson all about? 2. What visual aids/ materials/learning resources is the teacher using? 3. Observe and take notes on how the teacher presents/ uses the learning resources. 4. Closely observe the learner’s response to the teacher’s use of learning resources. Listen to their verbal responses. What do their responses indicate? Do their responses show attentiveness, eagerness, and understanding? 5. Focus on their non-verbal responses. Are they leaning forward showing interest on the lesson and the materials? Are they looking towards the direction of the teacher and the materials? Do their actions show attentiveness, eagerness and understanding? OBSERVATION REPORTName of Teacher Observed:Date of Observation:School:Subject:Topic:Year Level:Observation Report:________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  18. 18. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ UTILIZATION OF TEACHING AIDS FORMSBrief Description of Teaching Approach Used by the Teacher: Comments on the Teaching Aids Strengths Weaknesses appropriateness Used of the teaching aids
  19. 19. Signature of Teacher Observed:Name and Signature of Observer:Posted by Karra Shelby Tan at 00:33Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to FacebookNo comments:Post a Comment
  20. 20. Older PostHomeSubscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)Blog Archive ▼ 2012 (2)o ▼ July (2) Field Study 3: Episodes 1-3 for Education Students... my lesson plan for our demoAbout MeKarra Shelby Tan a member of CHMSC-DEAR. taking up BEED- HELE at CHMSC.View my complete profile kara. Picture Window template. Template images by selensergen. Powered by Blogger.

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