Teaching Interns’ Perception on the Compatibility and Applicability of Teaching Theories Learnt at the University with the Actual Practice at School

Dahlya Indra Nurwanti

Abstract


An internship as a part of the curriculum for teacher education is necessary for the students as it could show them a real picture of their potential future career. This case study is aimed at analyzing teacher candidates’ expectation from the university to make sure that they get the education they need (needs analysis). The result shows that there are still problems they encountered in the internship which are caused by the incompatibility and less-optimal applicability of the theories learnt. The problems mainly deal with applicable teaching techniques, ability and lack of facilities at the schools. It means that a process of correction and improvement are required to be done in order to match the curriculum with the professional needs.


Keywords


Internship, students’ perception, needs analysis, curriculum

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