Advantages and Disadvantages of Flanders Interaction Analysis

Advantages of Flanders interaction analysis

  • The social-emotional atmosphere in the classroom may be measured using this useful tool.
  • Additionally, in-service instructors use it.
  • It offers the student-teachers feedback.
  • It is a dependable and impartial approach for observing classroom instruction.
  • It is mostly focused on instructor discourse.
  • It is used to compare how teachers behave across a range of factors, including age, gender, and subject.
  • Both team teaching and microteaching benefit greatly from it.

Disadvantages of Flanders interaction analysis

  • The preparation of the 10 x 10 matrix, without which interpretation is impossible, takes a lot of time.
  • Pupil-talk has received less attention.
  • To appropriately code, the observers need to receive training.
  • Student-student contact in the classroom is not taken into account in this.
  • The coding and decoding process is extremely complex and costly.