Scenario-Based Learning Strategies

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APPROACH “All life is problem solving” a quote by Karl Popper holds absolutely true for teachers who struggle to establish a productive work environment in their classrooms. It is important for the teacher to maintain a creative and positive environment in the classroom to engage the students in learning. It is a prerequisite for teaching and learning. Classroom management is all of the things that a teacher does to organize students, space, time and materials so that student learning can take place (Wong & Wong, 2014). The teacher education programme – B. Ed. is the major teacher preparation course in the country. It prepares teachers to teach at secondary and higher secondary schools. Even though the programme offers courses in Methodology…show more content…
The theory about classroom management is limited to certain thumb rules dictated by the teacher educators before the beginning of practice-teaching internships. Thus Present teacher training programme demands a learning environment related with case problems besides the pedagogical theories and…show more content…
The experiential nature of learning allows learners to participate in the situation they’re learning about and exercise their problem-solving skills. Apart from this, scenario based learning tap into the affective domain of learning making the learning more binding. Problem Scenario based learning as an excellent option Scenario-based learning (SBL) uses interactive scenarios to support active learning strategies in a problem solving learning environment. It normally involves students working their way through a storyline, usually based around an ill-structured or complex problem, which they are required to solve. In the process students must apply their subject knowledge, and critical thinking and problem solving skills in a safe, real-world context. In this case student teachers are required to solve the problem situations presented in the form of scenarios by actively indulging in the problem solving process by identifying oneself with the character of the problem-scenario. Scenarios can be framed from anecdotes and cases as experienced by experienced

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