A STUDY OF TEACHING APTITUDE OF PROSPECTIVE TEACHERS IN RELATION TO SEX, INTELLIGENCE AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

J. D. Singh, Satinder Kaur

Abstract


The present study has been done to investigate
the study of teaching Aptitude of Prospective teachers in relation to
Sex, Intelligence and Academic Achievement of Malwa region in Punjab.
Descriptive Survey Method of research has been used. The study was
conducted over a random sample of 600 prospective teachers (300 males
and 300 females). Teaching Aptitude Test Battery by R.P. Singh and S.N.
Sharma was used. The tool consists of the following five dimensions:
Mental ability, Attitude towards children, Adaptability, Professional
information and Professional interest. Raven’s standard Progressive
Matrices Scale by J.C. Raven was used. Academic Achievement has taken in
reference of marks obtained by student teacher in B.A/ B.Sc/B.Com
examination. Statistical techniques used for the study were Mean, SD,
t-test and ANOVA used for analysis and interpretation of data. The
result reveals that there is no significant difference in teaching
aptitude of prospective teachers in relation to interaction effect of
academic and intelligence.

Keywords


Teaching Aptitude, Academic Achievements, Intelligence, Sex

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21922/srjis.v5i43.11379

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