CRITICALLY ANALYSIS EXAMINING THE TEACHING PRACTICE UNIT OF THE TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN BACHELOR OF EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF BENAZIR BHUTTO SHAHEED UNIVERSITY LYARI, KARACHI
The study aims at to examining the teaching practice unit of the teacher training program (TPUTTP) at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari, Karachi Sindh. It further tries to find out what is BBSUL teacher trainees’ perceptions about teaching practice? The specific objectives were describing the nature of teaching practice preparation as recognized by the BBSUL student-teachers, and to find out the difference on perception about (TP) based on the areas of specialization. The study has utilized quantitative research design with descriptive survey to investigate the teaching practice unit of teacher Education program in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) at Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University lyari, Karachi, Sindh. The sample size of the study was (106) student-teachers who had completed teaching practice. The study sample was derived through a stratified random sampling and Simple random sampling techniques. An online questionnaire with open ended and closed ended items was used to collect data from respondents. The results showed that both B.Ed. Arts and Science students had moderate perception about (TP) preparation at BBSUL Education department while there is low perception about (TP) among the B.Ed. Science students but moderate among B.Ed. Arts students. The study further found out no statistical differences in perception about (TP) preparation and actual (TP) experiences between (B.Ed.) Arts and (B.Ed.) Science students. Finally, the study suggests that without proper (B.Ed.) teaching practice, the classroom teaching become fruitless, unexciting, and monotonous at different academics’ level.