Abstract

This cross-sectional study was an endeavor to explore the teaching preferences of Secondary School English Subject Teachers and to find any difference in teaching styles of male-female, urbanrural Secondary School English teachers. The sample of the current study was consisting of tenth grade English subject teachers randomly selected from forty two Government Secondary Schools of the province of Punjab. Grasha-Riechmann Teaching Style Inventory (GRTSI) was used to explore the teaching styles on five distinct categories of the Teaching Style Inventory namely expert, Formal Authority, Personal Model, Facilitator and Delegator. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics techniques. The research findings demonstrated that the teaching styles of the sample teachers were found as Expert, Personal Model, Facilitator and Delegator. The further analysis showed that overall there was no significant difference between male-female, urban-rural English subject teachers teaching styles. The study concluded that a teacher should know his preferred teaching style (s) and should modify according to the learning requirements of the students.

Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2017

  • Date of Conference: 26-29 June, 2017
  • DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2017.0148
  • Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-83-4
  • Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada