Sumerianz Journal of Education, Linguistics and Literature

Online ISSN: 2617-1201
Print ISSN: 2617-1732

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Volume 3 Issue 2 (2020)

Application of Graham Gibbs Model of Reflection to Improve Teaching Understanding among Technical Education Students in Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma Edo State

Authors : Mrs. Jane Itohan Oviawe
This study sought to determine how Graham Gibb’s model of reflection will improve teaching understanding of technical education students’ in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. The descriptive survey research design was adopted in this study. The population for this study consisted of all the 61 year III and IV technical education student-teachers’ in the 2017/2018 academic session in Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Faculty of Education, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria. Since the population of the students was few, the entire population was used. Therefore, there was no sample. The instrument used for data collection in this study was a 72-item questionnaire validated by three experts. The reliability of the instrument was determined using Cronbach Alpha and a reliability coefficient of .78 was obtained. Data collected were analyzed using mean statistics. Based on the data collected and analyzed, the study found among others that the application of Graham Gibb’s model of reflection on technical education student-teachers enhanced their perception towards teaching practice and helped them to gain insight into the teaching profession. It was recommended among others that reflection should be incorporated into the teaching practice exercise to enable students’ know what they did right or wrong during the exercise and see how they can improve on the areas towards fostering their teaching skills and competencies.

Pages: 8-15