An investigation into application of team-teaching as a method of teaching social studies in primary schools: case of Kapyanga Sub County, Bugirl District

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Kampala International University.College of Education
The purpose of the study was to investigate the extent to which team-teaching is b<-:'ing organized and applied in the teaching and learning of social studies and establ how it affects performance in primary schools in Bugiri. The study is guided by the following objectives: to find out how team-teaching is organized and applied in the teaching process or social studies. to find out whether social studies· teachers effectively apply team-teaching as a method or instruction and to establish ways through which team-teaching can be enhanced 111 primary schools. It was conducted under the following research questions: how is team-teaching as a method of instruction applied in the teaching and learning process of soci,li studies? He)\\ effective is team teaching in modern learning and teaching of social studies and i11 what ways can team teaching be enhanced in Bugiri. A mixed method in which both qua11tit1ti\ c ~rnd qualilati\ L' approaches were employed to correct data. The study found out that. T\ .. arn-lc-tc'hing is poorl) organized; it is not an effective method of teaching learners in upcountry and it is important Lo the teachers because it promotes unity, teacher learn new things from each other and above all. each act as a supervisor to tern members. The study recommended recommends the educatio11 department to organize workshops to equip the teachers with the organizmiu11 skills that will enable them organize better; school administration should sensitize parents alld pupils about the importance of team-teaching to pupils.
Research report submitted to the College of Education Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a degree of bachelor’s of Education of Kampala International University
Investigation, Application, Team-teaching, Social studies