Challenges and Opportunities of Internship Lessons in the View of Students from Farhangian University Case Study: Colleges of Pardis Fatemeh Zahra and Shahid Rajai in Esfahan

Neda Parishani, Pooran Khorooshi

Abstract


Purpose of this study was to examine the challenges and opportunities of Internship Lessons in the view of students from Farhangian University (Pardis Fatemeh Zahra and Shahid Rajai Colleges). The methodology was qualitative and in order to achieve the objective, semi-structured interviews have been done over 30 students. Interviews were analyzed after the implementation and application of MAX.QDA 2007. The results showed that in the view of the students there were the challenges in the intern lessons in the syllabus, objectives, contents, teaching-learning strategies, evaluation methods, time and space assigned to this course. Also in the running, components of in-service training of teachers, interaction between Education Department and Farhangian University , how to collaborate principals and teachers in schools and teachers and students, lack of common understanding of the training course and negative attitudes of some teachers, the way from schools to universities have possessed some problems. Given opportunities created in the course of student, teachers believed that this course has affected the domains of knowledge, skills and attitudes of them. But the skills learned in this course have been very prominent.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n5p143


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