Pre-Service Science Teachers' Images about Their Past and Future Classrooms: Scratches from Indonesian Teacher Training Program at Islamic University

Muhamad Imaduddin, Anggun Zuhaida, Fitria Fatichatul Hidayah
2019 Journal for the Education of Gifted Young Scientists  
This study explores the science class experiences of pre-service science teachers (PSTs) and reveals their images of own future classrooms. This study involved 176 first-year pre-service science teachers taking the teacher training program at two Islamic universities, namely Institut Agama Islam Negeri Kudus and Institut Agama Islam Negeri Salatiga, Indonesia. Data collection used the modified Draw-A-Science Teacher Test Checklist (DASTT-C) instrument. The results showed that the teaching style
more » ... drawn by pre-service teachers was dominated by teachercentered (65%), neither student-centered nor teacher-centered (24%), and studentcentered (11%). There is no significant relationship between teaching style and gender, the type of institution at the previous level, the meaningfulness of science subjects, and the desire to be a science teacher in the future, but the description of their teaching style has a significant relationship with their responses to schoolscience teachers' instruction. The response of PSTs to their past learning leads to how they present the future learning environment.
doi:10.17478/jegys.549257 fatcat:rqgtczeq6bcgvlisqhd5dwcwuu