Five Main Propositions of micro-teaching by Allen and Ryan
Allen and Rayan in their book ‘Microteaching’ has highlighted the following five main propositions associated with the concept and process of microteaching:
- Real Teaching: Micro-teaching is real teaching, although in this situation students and teachers work together in a practice situation.
- Reducing Complexities: Micro-teaching is scaled down in terms of class size, length of class time and teaching tasks.
- Focus on Training: It focuses on training for the accomplishment of specific tasks, it is a teacher’s training technique.
- Increased Control of Practice: In micro-teaching the time, number of pupils, methods of feedback and supervision may be manipulated.
- Expands the Knowledge of Results: Immediately after teaching a brief micro-lessons, the trainee is engaged in a critique of his performance. All this feedback can be shared immediately.