Religious Education : What is the place of newspapers, newsletters and magazines ?

CHAPTER FIVE  5a i). Examine the place of newspapers, newsletters and magazines in the teaching of Religious Education Newspapers, Newsletters and Magazines These materials have useful information on social issues affecting the immediate society and the world at large and could therefore be used in teaching of R.E. They are importance because of the following: … More Religious Education : What is the place of newspapers, newsletters and magazines ?

Religious Education: How are materials used in the teaching and learning of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE  5a ii). Explain how to use materials in R.E Teaching and Learning. How to use the materials in R.E Teaching and Learning Effective use of these materials requires the teacher to do the following: Identify a theme on which to focus reading. The communicator should consider whether: The theme can be clearly stated to … More Religious Education: How are materials used in the teaching and learning of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What are the limitations of newspapers and other related materials?

CHAPTER FIVE  5a iii). Analyze the limitations of newspapers and other related materials. Limitations of newspapers and related materials Collateral materials are limited in a number of ways: Lack of objectivity: Most of the information obtained from the newspapers, reviews and magazines on controversial matters is influenced by personal or group interests. They can give … More Religious Education: What are the limitations of newspapers and other related materials?

Religious Education: How can chalkboards be used in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE  5a iv).Examine how chalkboards and non projected materials can be used effectively in the teaching of Religious Education. Non-Projected (Graphic Materials) Chalkboard Chalkboard is the most useful and versatile of the visual aids at the disposal of an R.E instructor. It is irreplaceable and indispensable resource in teaching and learning. According to J.e. … More Religious Education: How can chalkboards be used in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What are the limitations of using a chalkboard in teaching Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a v). List the various limitations of using a chalkboard in the teaching of Religious Education. Limitations of chalkboard Although the chalkboard is an effective teaching tool it has a number of shortcomings:  A lot of time is spent writing on the chalkboard instead of teaching.  Use of chalkboard does not cater for … More Religious Education: What are the limitations of using a chalkboard in teaching Religious Education?

Religious Education: What is the place of charts in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a vi). Examine the place of charts in the teaching of Religious Education and their usefulness Charts A chart is a combination of written or drawn pictorial or graphic material which presents a clear visual summary in tabulated or methodical form. Charts are either teacher-made or ready-made. Where possible it is recommended that teachers … More Religious Education: What is the place of charts in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What are the qualities of a good chart?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a vii). Name the qualities of a good chart. Qualities of a good chart A good chart must: have a heading/title in capital letters. bring out the message clearly precisely and forcefully, i.e. it should have a central idea standing out clearly. use symbols which can be understood by the users. contain information which … More Religious Education: What are the qualities of a good chart?

Religious Education: How do you prepare charts as a Religious Education teacher?

  CHAPTER FIVE 5 a viii). Explain how a teacher for Religious Education ought to prepare charts. How to prepare charts When preparing charts for teaching/learning purposes, the teacher should do the following: Use a manila paper which allows for the use of all conventional colours, white is an ideal colour. Give the chart a … More Religious Education: How do you prepare charts as a Religious Education teacher?

Religious Education: What is the significance of maps in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a ix). Explain the significance of maps in the teaching of Religious Education and name their characteristics. Maps Maps are useful in R.E teaching because they help the learners to locate places where people mentioned in the Bible or Quran lived making religious experiences real.  They also make religious knowledge comprehensive and easy … More Religious Education: What is the significance of maps in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education:What is the criteria for the selection of good pictures in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5b i). Examine the the criteria for the selection of good pictures in the teaching of Religious Education. Pictures There are a wide variety of pictures which could be used in teaching of R.E. They could be obtained from textbooks, reference books, religious picture books, postcards, newspapers, magazines or they could be taken … More Religious Education:What is the criteria for the selection of good pictures in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: How can a teacher for Religious Education effectively use pictures in teaching?

  CHAPTER FIVE 5b ii). Analyze how to utilize pictures in the teaching of Religious Education. How to utilise pictures In order to promote maximum learning, pictures should be selected and used accordance with sound guidance:  The teacher should prepare questions in advance which will guide learners into interpreting pictures so that they are directed … More Religious Education: How can a teacher for Religious Education effectively use pictures in teaching?

Religious Education: How can a teacher utilize objects in the teaching of Religious Education?

  CHAPTER FIVE 5b iii).State how to utilize objects in the teaching of Religious Education How to utilize objects in a Religious Education lesson To utilize the objects effectively in a teaching/learning situation, the following should be done: (1)       Decide on the topic to prepare slides on. It should be a religious or traditional … More Religious Education: How can a teacher utilize objects in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What is the role of over-head transparencies in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5b iv).Explain the role of over-head transparencies in the teaching of Religious Education. Over-head transparencies A transparency is a material used to write on and the written word is projected on an overhead projector. There are different types of transparencies, but commonly available ones are acetate, cell-film or polythene sheet. The overhead transparency … More Religious Education: What is the role of over-head transparencies in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What is the importance of using models in the teaching of a Religious Education lesson?

CHAPTER FIVE 5b v). Analyze the importance of models in a Religious Education lesson Models A model is a copy or a representation of a real thing or object on a smaller scale. Just like an actual object or thing it has breadth, length and depth and can be viewed from other sides. Usually, models … More Religious Education: What is the importance of using models in the teaching of a Religious Education lesson?

Religious Education: How does a teacher utilize objects in the teaching of a Religious Education lesson?

CHAPTER FIVE 5b v). Analyze how to utilize objects in a Religious Education lesson How to utilize objects in a Religious Education lesson To utilize the objects effectively in a teaching/learning situation, the following should be done: Introduce the object to the learners i.e. tell what it is and its function. If it is big … More Religious Education: How does a teacher utilize objects in the teaching of a Religious Education lesson?

Religious Education: What are the characteristics of good models in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5b vi). State the characteristics of good models. Characteristics of good models Models qualify to be good if they have these qualities: (1)        They are three dimensional with depth, height and width providing interior                         views of the objects which are … More Religious Education: What are the characteristics of good models in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What are the steps a teacher for Religious Education follow in the making of a model?

CHAPTER FIVE 5 b vii). Explain how a teacher can make a model. How to make a model Where the learners are involved in the preparation of the model, the teacher should do the following:  Introduce the object to be modeled, highlighting its main physical features; Identify the materials to be used; Supply the material … More Religious Education: What are the steps a teacher for Religious Education follow in the making of a model?

Religious Education: Who is a resource person?

CHAPTER FIVE 5b viii). Explain the concept of a resource person A resource person Informed people (resource Persons) can also be used by the teacher to supply information on given content area. In choosing the resource to use, the teacher must be guided by relevancy, suitability, accuracy, clarity and quality of the material in relation … More Religious Education: Who is a resource person?

Religious Education: What are the resources of teaching religious methods?

    CHAPTER FIVE THE RESOURCES OF TEACHING RELIGIOUS METHODS   5a i). Examine the resources of teaching religious methods Introduction Davis (1975) defines resources as anything in the school or its environment which is living or inanimate that way be used to help teaching or learning. These may include people in various guises, buildings … More Religious Education: What are the resources of teaching religious methods?

Religious Education: What are the classifications of media in the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5 a ii). Examine the classifications of media in the teaching of Religious Education.. Classification of Media There is a wide assortment of media to be used in communication of R.E. While some are commercially produced others can be made locally. Although there are many ways of categorising instructional media can be classified … More Religious Education: What are the classifications of media in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education:What is the importance of learning resources?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a iii). Explain the importance of learning resources in the teaching of Religious Education. Importance of learning resources Use of media is essential in the teaching of R.E because: It increases learners’ motivation by creating a conducive atmosphere which is stimulating, interesting and intellectually rewarding. Motivation increases because of the learning resources’ concreteness … More Religious Education:What is the importance of learning resources?

Religious Education: Which are the teacher made resources for the teaching of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a iv). Analyze the various teacher made resources for Religious Education teaching. Teacher made resources for RE teaching Given the expenses involved in producing media, it is advisable that R.E teachers should produce their own resources because of the following reasons. Teacher made materials can be adjusted to local needs and the environment. The … More Religious Education: Which are the teacher made resources for the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: Which are the factors that affect the choice of media?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a v). Assess the various factors that affect the choice of media Factors that affect the choice of media The relevancy of the media to the topic being discussed, and the objectives to be achieved. The accuracy and authenticity of the information presented in the media. The suitability of the material in relation … More Religious Education: Which are the factors that affect the choice of media?

Religious Education: What are the commonly used materials in the teaching of Religious Education?

  CHAPTER FIVE 5a vi).List the commonly used materials in the teaching of   Religious Education. Commonly used materials in the teaching and learning of R.E Textbooks A textbook can be defined as a standard book especially designed to communicate a specific body of knowledge to a specific group of learners. It is written for … More Religious Education: What are the commonly used materials in the teaching of Religious Education?

Religious Education: What is the criteria for textbook selection?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a vii). Examine the criteria for textbook selection Criteria for textbook selection The teacher should choose a class text against the criteria below: (1) The relevancy of the text book to the curriculum objectives of teaching of R.E. (2) The accuracy of information conveyed. This is determined by the authenticity, competency and background … More Religious Education: What is the criteria for textbook selection?

Religious Education: How can a teacher effectively utilize a religious education textbook?

  CHAPTER FIVE 5a viii). Examine the effective utilization of a religious education textbook. Effective utilisation of a religious education textbook For effective utilization of the text at whichever level, the teacher should do the following:   (1) Familiarize him/herself within the textbook. After identifying a topic covered in the textbook, the teacher should read … More Religious Education: How can a teacher effectively utilize a religious education textbook?

Religious Education:What are the limitations of textbooks in the teaching and learning of Religious Education?

CHAPTER FIVE 5a ix). Examine the limitations of textbooks in the teaching and learning of Religious Education. Limitations of textbooks in teaching and learning of R.E Textbooks have the following shortcomings: (1) Some of them provide sketchy information on important topics and this disadvantages readers who sorely depend on them. (2) When overused they replace … More Religious Education:What are the limitations of textbooks in the teaching and learning of Religious Education?