PERFORMANCE OF TEACHERS EDUCATORS DURING ADE PRACTICUM IN URBAN AND RURAL TEACHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES OF SINDH
Teaching practicum is an essential component of teacher education program. It helps to modify the behaviors of student teachers. The study focused on urban and rural teacher educators’ skills, professional competencies, and teaching methods. The scope of the study was limited to ADE practicum in teacher Education Institutes of Sindh. The objective of the study was to analyze the performance of Teachers Educators during practicum. Intensive literature review was done. The strategy of research was quantitative. The population of study was 427 teacher educators. Stratified random sampling design was used to draw a sample of 300. Hypotheses were analyzed statistically, and it was found that the difference of performance based on location of the teacher educator’s institute. The professional competence and methods employed to achieve the goals of teaching are same among all teacher educators. Based on findings concrete recommendations were made. Administration should arrange the refresher courses for teacher’s educators, adequate training and designing of skill practice session. The outcomes of the finding enhance the professional competency of the teacher educators and effectiveness to ADE practicum process.