The undergraduate study in Mechanical Engineering has given me a comprehensive exposure to a wide spectrum of courses, namely, Heat transfer, Fluid mechanics, Internal combustion engine, Thermodynamics etc. In the second and third year of undergraduate studies I started building keen interest towards the subjects in the thermal-fluids domain. My propensity for thermal-fluids played a role in my selection of electives like Principles of energy conservation, Aerodynamics in my final year of undergraduate
I don’t have any confidence in standing in front of many people. But this Practice teaching faced me in reality. “Teaching doesn’t measure how smart the mentor is; instead it is about how she will touch her students’ lives through her profession”. During the period of my practice teaching I realized so many things. One important thing that I learned was that, teachers don’t just need to teach based on the book.
This is one of the many reasons I believe that student teaching is an essential part of a teacher 's career because it is during this time that we experience for the first time what is like to be a teacher. Consequentially, what I hope to gain from my student teaching experience are strategies and experiences that will help me to become the best teacher I can. I hope to learn and understand the way that schools work. Through this opportunity, I will be able to put into practice everything that I have learned and to challenge myself to continue to learn new things. Above all, I hope to make a great impression and be of most help to my cooperating teacher and
Lastly, the teacher has to be able to engage with a variety of instructional strategies to ensure learners are guided and supported in a way that is beneficial to their learning of the new language. The teacher also has to have knowledge of how to create opportunities for practice and incidental
According to Ausburn, (2002) adult learners have been “shown to prefer to engage in learning that offers opportunity for self-direction and or a sense of control over aspects of learning.” As such the edecere approach where the learner is least involved in their learning doesn’t fit well with adults, as the teacher or facilitator take lead to direct the learning process and program. I fully agree with Ramirez (1992) who argues that the goal of adult education should include self-direction. I think learners should have the space to practice self-direction, and probably this is one of the main reasons why adults prefer flexible learning programmes such distance learning education where there can choose when and what module they can take at which point. At community level, I have also seen that adults prefer to be involved in how their learning, specifically on how trainings are organized, and as much possible be allowed to comment the type of content they would like to
I can consider my professional development experience in two parts: Before I became a teacher and after I became a teacher. During my teacher education at university I used to imagine myself as the teacher of that lesson and I used to try to draw some tips for my future job. I observed my teachers’ way of teaching, their rapport with students and their reactions. I always commented on why or why not they behave in that specific way and search for examples to be applied in my future job as a teacher. I believe that these observations provided me with some valuable and conclusive clues for my job.
I know that students actively construct and transform their own knowledge based on past experiences and prior learning. I know students do not all learn in the same way or at the same rate. I believe it is my responsibility as a teacher to be an effective diagnostician of student"s interest , abilities, and prior knowledge. I must then plan learning experiences that will both challenge and allow every student to think and grow. I believe a good teacher must also understand motivation and effects of peer interaction on learning.
Teaching is a responsibility that rely on teachers shoulders. Teaching is the sacrifice performed by the professor in order to deliver the lesson content to the fullest through several strategies that enable students to understand the lesson. The teacher 's role is to facilitate the difficult issues that may the student faced. Teaching is a great job ever, it is like an inheritance from generation to another the basics are kept as it is, but the techniques and methods are changeable. Despite the fact that teaching is a responsibility that rely on teacher’s shoulders, I think that the teacher’s personality effect on the student production.
Besides, learner needs to know what kind of learner they are, whether a visual, auditory or kinesthetic learner to ensure that the learning happen effectively. Besides, the role of instructor in this situation also needs to take an important action by knowing the learning styles of the learner. This is because, the role of instructor is to design the materials, activities and learning environment or space for the learner. By creating those elements based on the learner’s learning style, this will encourage them to have better learning experiences. Moreover, if the learner feels comfortable with the instructors approach based on their learning styles led them to have better attention and helps them to have better understand.