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Applying standard competency assessment in vocational teaching practices

Mohamad, Mimi Mohaffyza and Abu Bakar, Nabilah and Sulaiman , Nor Lisa and Mohd Salleh, Kahirol and Lai, Chee Sern (2015) Applying standard competency assessment in vocational teaching practices. Asian Social Science, 11 (24). pp. 216-223. ISSN 19112025


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Teaching in vocational education is focused on knowledge and skills. Psychomotor is an aspect that emphasized in teaching competency in vocational education. Teaching based on psychomotor is a way to provide students with the hands on skills. Teachers are the main character in the teaching session. Therefore, this paper explained the differences among teachers in teaching based Standard Competency Assessment with their expertise in particular field. Research used survey design involved 301 teachers from Vocational Colleges specifically teaching practical task in Technology Courses. The focused elements are experienced and qualification of expertise based on recognition by Malaysia Skill Certification. Result showed that there are differences in the application of the teaching methods between experienced and inexperienced instructors teaching at the workshop from the teaching and evaluation aspects. The skills certificates ownership by the instructors shows differences in the aspects of teaching methods compared to the teaching implementation. In summary, teachers or instructors who teaching in vocational courses need the basic requirement especially skills recognition to fulfill competency assessment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teaching practices; competency standard assessment; psychomotor
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1024 Teaching (Principles and practice)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2018 07:56
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2018 07:56
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10455
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