Factors Affecting Literature Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools in Uganda

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An Assessment of the Factors Affecting the Quality of Literature in English Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools in Uganda: A case study of Entebbe Municipality, Wakiso District A Research Dissertation Submitted in partial fulfilment for the Award of the Bachelors Degree in Education of Uganda Martyrs University-Nkozi July 2012 DECLARATION I, HENRY NSUBUGA, do declare that this is my original work, save for the various works I consulted, whose authors I have fully acknowledged. …………………………………………… HENRY NSUBUGA DATE……………………………………. APPROVAL This work has been duly read and submitted for examination with the approval of my supervisor, Rev. Fr. Zzimbe Blaise Ssebizibu.…show more content…
44 4.3.6 Student- Text book Ratio 45 4.4 Teacher Characteristics 46 4.4.1 Teaching Experience 46 4.4.2 Professional Qualification 47 4.4.3 Giving Assignments to Students 48 4.4.4 The Average Class Size Handled by Literature in English Teachers 50 4.4.5 Supervising Students’ Reading of Set books 51 4.4.6 Let Students Choose Topics for Discussion 52 4.4.7 Frequency of Marking Students’ Work 54 4.4.8 Taking Note of Students’ Ideas 55 4.5.0 Institutional/Environmental Factors 56 4.5.1 Number of Lessons Taught by Literature in English Teachers 56 4.5.2 Satisfaction with the School Support 58 4.5.4 Factors to Consider For Better Performance 59 CHAPTER FIVE 61 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 61 5.1 Summary of Findings 61 5.2 Conclusions 64 5.3 Recommendations 66 5.4 Suggestions for Further Research 67 References 68 Appendix I: Questionnaire for Secondary School Students 75 PART II: Attitudes towards Learning of Literature in English 76 PART III: Availability of Resources and environment 77 Appendix I1: Teachers’ Questionnaire 81 PART I:
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