The study aimed to identify the role of microteaching in reducing the students’ anxiety of the Educational Sciences Faculty at al-Quds Open University (QOU) prior to schools’ training. The study adopted the qualitative approach. The study population consisted of 65 students enrolled in a Practical Education (1) course from al-Quds Branch. The two study samples were 8 focus group students, and conducting individual interviews with 10 students. The study revealed the numbers of students' anxieties, where 87.5% of the study sample indicated that they have concerns about the cooperating schools’ environment. Whereas 75% stated that they are anxious about their ability to communicate properly. On the other hand, 51.6% indicated that microteaching reduced their anxiety prior to field training. One peculiarity of the results revealed that 75% of al-Quds branch students fear the geographical location of the cooperating schools due to the movement difficulty caused by the separation wall.
Najdi, Randa Elsheikh and Rajabi, Khader Issa
"The Impact of Microteaching in Reducing the Anxiety of Educational Sciences Students at QOU Prior to School Training,"
Journal of Al-Quds Open University for Educational & Psychological Research & Studies: Vol. 12
, Article 11.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jaqou_edpsych/vol12/iss34/11