Digitalization of Demonstration Method of Teaching and Effective Vocational Skills Delivery in Ghana Tertiary Institutions

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to investigate the difficulties tutors face when using the traditional demonstration method of teaching for vocational skills delivery especially in large class sizes. The study also aimed to modernise the demonstration method for effective vocational skills delivery in Ghana tertiary institutions. The study employed Solomon four quasi-experimental research design. The study targeted tutors and students offering textiles related (fabric and leather decoration) component of vocational skills programme in Ghana
Colleges of Education. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used. The sample size for the study was 322 (320 students & tutors). The instruments used for data collection were interview guide, observation and skills achievement tests. The study revealed that tutors faced a lot of difficulties when using the traditional demonstration method of teaching for skills delivery in large vocational skills classes. The study also found that the students in experimental groups that were taught using the digital demonstration approach had higher scores on the skills achievement test conducted than those in the control groups that were taught using the traditional demonstration method of teaching. The study recommended that tutors should use digital demonstration method of teaching when vocational skills class size is large. Devices for effective use of the digital demonstration method should be provided to reduce the difficulties tutors faced when using the traditional demonstration method for skills delivery in large class sizes.

Keywords: Traditional demonstration method of teaching, digital demonstration method of teaching, effective, large class sizes.


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APA

Brain, A. (2021). Digitalization of Demonstration Method of Teaching and Effective Vocational Skills Delivery in Ghana Tertiary Institutions. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/digitalization-of-demonstration-method-of-teaching-and-effecvocational-skills-delivery-in-ghana-tertiary-institutions-brain-kassah

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Brain, Aheto domi "Digitalization of Demonstration Method of Teaching and Effective Vocational Skills Delivery in Ghana Tertiary Institutions" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/digitalization-of-demonstration-method-of-teaching-and-effecvocational-skills-delivery-in-ghana-tertiary-institutions-brain-kassah. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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Brain, Aheto domi . "Digitalization of Demonstration Method of Teaching and Effective Vocational Skills Delivery in Ghana Tertiary Institutions". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/digitalization-of-demonstration-method-of-teaching-and-effecvocational-skills-delivery-in-ghana-tertiary-institutions-brain-kassah >.

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Brain, Aheto domi . "Digitalization of Demonstration Method of Teaching and Effective Vocational Skills Delivery in Ghana Tertiary Institutions" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/digitalization-of-demonstration-method-of-teaching-and-effecvocational-skills-delivery-in-ghana-tertiary-institutions-brain-kassah