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Problems Faced by Preschool Teachers When Using Teaching Aids in the Teaching Learning Process

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P.L.N. Randima Rajapaksha ,

The Open University of Sri Lanka, LK
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Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
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P.R.D. Chathurika

The Open University of Sri Lanka, LK
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Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education
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Abstract

This study attempts to find out the problems faced by the preschool teachers when making and using teaching aids in the process of teaching and learning, and to identify their perception on using teaching aids. The study employed quantitative method of research. The sample of this study comprised of 60 Sinhala medium preschool teachers and 40 English medium teachers who have registered in the Diploma in Early Childhood & Primary Education programme in the Colombo regional center, at OUSL. The study employed the survey research design. A questionnaire was adopted to collect data. The data were analyzed using simple quantitative statistical methods. The study revealed that the teacher have precise perception of teaching aids and its functions. However they face problems such as lack of time for making teaching aids for each lesson, lack of training on using electronic teaching aids, lack of knowledge on relating teaching aids to the lesson in the teaching learning process. Thus, the study recommends enhancing more emphasis by providing awareness, knowledge on using teaching aids effectively among preschool teachers.

How to Cite: Randima Rajapaksha, P.L.N. and Chathurika, P.R.D., 2015. Problems Faced by Preschool Teachers When Using Teaching Aids in the Teaching Learning Process. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 2(1), pp.111–116. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/ijms.v2i1.68
Published on 30 Jun 2015.
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