TEACHING METHODS, ADVANTAGES AND LIMITATIONS


TEACHING METHODS ADVANTAGES LIMITATIONS
1. LECTURE METHOD
Lecture method is a teaching method which the presenter or an instructor teaches orally to a group of class participation. Lectures are used to convey critical information theories and equations. A. Lectures delivered by talented speakers can be highly stimulating
B. Seen as a as a quick, cheap and efficient way of introducing large numbers of students to a particular field of study.
C. Lectures methods represent a continuation of oral tradition in contrast to textual communication in books and other media. A. lecturing is mainly a one-way method of communication that does not involve significant audience participation.
B. lecturing is often contrasted to active learning.
C. Not effective to convey information to a large crowd.
2. GUIDED INQUIRY

Inquiry-based instruction is a student-centered and teacher-guided instructional approach that engages students in investigating real world questions that they choose within a broad thematic framework. A. Inquiry-based learning includes problem-based learning, and is generally used in small scale investigations
B. Used in research methods.
C. Inquiry learning emphasizes constructivist ideas of learning, where knowledge is built from experience and process. A. The process is often assisted by a facilitator.
B. Inquirers will identify and research issues and questions to develop their knowledge or solutions.
C. Inquiry-based learning is primarily a pedagogical method, and said to be outdated.

3. SMALL GROUP INSTRU.
Small group instruction typically refers to a teacher working with a small group of students on a specific learning objective. These groups consists of 2-4 students and provide these students with a reduced student-teacher ratio. A. Small-group methods are founded upon a rationale which is more elaborate than those for most other teaching methods.
B. provides more exposure and more focus on research issues.
C. Increase understanding and grasp of course content. A. their flexibility and relative ease of administration can lead to the belief that the methods are foolproof.
B. the success of small-group techniques depends largely upon the care with which they are designed and used
C. small-group methods are effective for certain purposes when used alone.
4. DISCOVERY METHOD
The discovery method is a teaching technique that encourages students to take a more active role in their learning process by answering a series of questions or solving problems designed to introduce a general concept.

A. This teaching method is believed to increase retention of material because the student organizes the new information and integrates it with information that has already been stored
B. Discovery learning is a technique of inquiry-based instruction and is considered a constructivist based approach to education.
C. discovery learning allows the learner to generate ideas about a topic along the way and then having students explain their thinking (Marzano, 2011) A. Although this form of instruction has great popularity, there is some debate in the literature concerning its efficacy
B. discovery learning is less effective as an instructional strategy for novices.
C. unassisted discovery learning tasks do not help learners discover problem-solving rules, conservation strategies, or programming concepts
5. BRAIN STORMING
Brainstorming is a group or individual creativity technique by which efforts are made to find a conclusion for a specific problem by gathering a list of ideas spontaneously contributed by its member(s). A. This method of brainstorming works by the method of association. It may improve collaboration and increase the quantity of ideas, and is designed so that all attendees participate and no ideas are rejected.
6. PEER TEACHING
Peer teaching can be defined either by the relationship between teacher and student or by the method of teaching that occurs. Generally one thinks of a peer as one who is equal in rank or experience. A. Enhance teacher-student relationship.
B.
7. DEMONSTRATION
Demonstration involves showing by reason or proof, explaining or making clear by use of examples or experiments. Put more simply, demonstration means to clearly show.[1
A. Student learn faster from what they see.
B. Experiment aids student learning process.
C. Events are clearly showed. A. No proof no learning
B. Explanations involve experiment
C. If no show of activities, learning becomes impaired.
8. DRAMATIZATION
Dramatisation refers to the act of dramatizing. It is the construction or demonstration of events, novels and stories in a dramatic form. It also refers to works that have been adapted for dramatic presentation. A. Events are demonstrated for real.
B. Works are adopted for live occasions.
C. Students learn faster from the dramatization of the events. A. Some of the events are not always real.
B. Some of the students find it difficult to grasp the storyline
C. Cinemazation are always crowded.
9. FIELD TRIP
A group excursion for the purpose of firsthand observation, as to a museum, the woods, or a historic place. A. Allows students to have to have first hand information.
B. Good for beginners
C. Help boast confidence in student A. Too expensive to orgainise
B. Demands real commitment
C. Safety measures are not adhere to.
10. GAMING
This is an approach or teaching method which uses the principles of game design as a model for developing … As a foundation for understanding games A. Appropriate for blind student
B. Boast confidence in them
C. Ideal for developing beginners. A. Not suitable for all student
B. Does not encourage student-teacher relationship
C. Does not fulfil desired goals.

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