Attitudes of the Student Teachers in English Language Teaching Programs towards Microteaching Technique

Muhlise Cosgun Ogeyik


This paper evaluates the attitudes of student teachers towards microteaching experiences. The research was conducted with a total of 57 fourth year students attending the ELT Department at Trakya University, in Turkey. The data were collected via a Likert type scale developed by the researcher. The research results were evaluated regarding the benefits and disadvantages of microteaching. The findings revealed that the ELT students at Trakya University in general held positive attitudes towards microteaching applications with regard to its effectiveness for professional development, self-assessment, self-confidence, material production, and teaching experiences in various courses in which students are of different ages and linguistic levels.

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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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