Instructional Methods: What are the main characteristics of a system?

Instructional Methods: What are the main characteristics of a system?

CHAPTER TWO:System’s Approach
2a(ii). What are the main characteristics of a system?
Main features (characteristics) of a system
A goal: Every system has a goal which is the target of attainment towards which it works and it gives direction to a system. All members work towards the achievement of the goal.
Elements: It has more than one element (parts) which are interrelated and interacting subjects of a system. Continue reading Instructional Methods: What are the main characteristics of a system?

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Instructional Methods: How can    education be a system?

Instructional Methods: How can education be a system?

CHAPTER TWO: System’s Approach
2a(iii). Show how the concept of a system can be applied to an educational system
Application of the concept of system to an Educational system
According to Hooper(1971), education is a system because it has a set of inputs (money, children etc.) which are subject to a process, in order to attain certain objectives which appear as outputs (educated children, etc.).It is further argued that education can be viewed as a system because of a self-adjusting combination of interacting people and things designed by humans to accomplish some predetermined purpose.

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Instructional methods: How is a school a system?

Instructional methods: How is a school a system?

CHAPTER TWO: System’s Approach
2a(iv).Describe how a school is a system
The school is seen as a system because it has all the components and features of a system. It revives learners and makes an effort to transform them through the process of education. After school, the products should be mature and useful to the society. Thus, schools have goals which they ought to achieve. These goals are received from the society through the Ministry of Education where they are stated in the syllabus and other official documents and given to all schools in the republic of Kenya. Continue reading Instructional methods: How is a school a system?

Instructional Methods: Can you explain the system’s approach models in teaching and learning?

Instructional Methods: Can you explain the system’s approach models in teaching and learning?

CHAPTER TWO: System’s Approach

2a(v).Explain the system’s approach models in teaching and learning
A linear model is a representation of a simple system consisting of three basic elements: input, process, and output in line. In the case of education, learners are the input who are put in the educational system and processed at different levels of education, coming out as educated individuals i.e. doctors, lawyers, teachers, and scientists (output of the system).
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