E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 2, Issue 6, 2022

Curriculum Transaction in Secondary Teacher Education: A Critical Study

Author(s): Susmita Mondal, Jugantar Mishra


One of the most important aspects of teaching learning process of any stage is curriculum transaction or implementation of curriculum through effective methodology. The objectives of the study were to study the status of curriculum transaction in secondary teacher education institutes and to study the responses of teacher educators regarding curriculum transaction in secondary teacher education institutes. In the present study researcher had made an attempt to study the process of curriculum transaction by 50 teacher educators of teacher education institutions affiliated to West Bengal University of Teachers Training, Educational Planning and Administration of West Bengal. Data were collected through the help of a self-made questionnaire. To analyzing the data a mixed method approach was applied. In the findings the researcher found that most of the teacher educators use various andragogical techniques to transact the curriculum. i.e., student centered teaching method i.e., discussion method, case studies, brain storming and knowledge center approach i.e., group discussion and critical thinking strategy for theoretical contents and simulation, role playing for teaching skills development and use ICT for providing learning experiences to their student teachers and project method for engagement with the fields, which is one of the most important aspects of existing B.Ed. curriculum. The researchers also found that the some of the teacher educators had no clear idea on effective curriculum transaction.

Keywords: Curriculum, Transaction, Secondary, Teacher Education

Pages: 292-294

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