Attitude of Prospective Teachers towards the Curriculum and Teaching Learning Process of Pre-Service Education Programs In Islamabad

Fozia Fatima & Sabir Ali

Abstract

This paper examined the attitude of prospective teachers’ attitude towards the curriculum and teaching learning process of pre-service education programs in Islamabad. All the B.Ed and M.Ed students from both public and private universities were conveniently taken as sample. Total 300 students were taken as sample. A self-designed survey was elected in this study. The items concerning respondent’s description about teachers’ education program were 25 in number. These items were assembled into two comprehensive groups; Curriculum & Courses and Teaching & Learning process. Response of prospective educators had been recorded through five point Likert scale. Through Pilot testing the validity and reliability were checked (.859 & .678). The main findings of this study were that prospective teachers disclosed optimistic approach in the direction of curriculum and teaching learning process when their subject matter was satisfactory in increasing their knowledge about the subject; the syllabus clearly state grading criteria and teaching learning process encourages questions answers technique within the classroom. The male & female and public & private institutions had no significant influence over the prospective teachers’ attitude towards the curriculum and teaching learning process of pre-service education programs.