PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS’ OPINIONS ABOUT THE MICRO-TEACHING METHOD IN TEACHING PRACTISE CLASSES
The main purpose of this study is to examine microteaching practices on the contribution of teacher qualifications according to pre-service teachers’ views based on their teaching experiences. In this way, it is investigated that if there is any differences about pre-service teachers’ views of after micro-teaching practices. The participants of the study are 10 undergraduate students who are in the Department of Computer and Instructional Technology Education in the 2011-2012 education years. Ten students made a presentation with using micro-teaching methods at the secondary school. At the end of the practice, semi-structured interview form and the survey were used to learn the views of pre-service teachers about teaching in the classroom. The results of the interviews show that the pre-service believed that the micro-teaching method gives a chance to evaluate their strong and weak aspects in teaching. At the same time, the interview results show that pre-service teachers are developed timing, planning, asking questions, management of class, using different materials and examples and physical appearance during the teaching process.