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Department of Curriculum and Instructional Supervision, Institute of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia
This study examined the strategies used by teachers to motivate students’ classroom learning in secondary school of Melo Koza Woreda. For this study, a mixed research methods was used. The sample for the study consisted of eight randomly selected secondary school teachers (six males and two females) and forty students (thirty-one males and nine females) were purposely selected from the two schools (Laha secondary and Mashira secondary schools. Questionnaire, Interview and classroom observations were used as the data gathering tools of this study. The findings indicate that the secondary school teachers in the sampled schools have good awareness on the different strategies of student motivation in classroom teaching. According to the findings of this study, teachers frequently use motivation strategies such as asking questions to determine whether students were following the lesson or not, providing positive and constructive feedback, asking them brain storming questions, and demonstrating their eagerness to teach. The study also found that big class sizes and a lack of money allotted by schools to reward high-achieving students are variables influencing student motivation. The woreda education office, in partnership with administrative authorities, should construct additional classrooms to allow for effective instruction and motivation while keeping the number of students in the classroom manageable.
Teachers Awareness, Student Motivation, Motvation Strategies
Milkiyas Asso Goshu. (2023). Strategies Employed by Teachers to Motivate Students in Secondary Schools of Melo Koza Woreda Gofa Zone, South Ethiopia. Advances, 4(4), 130-136. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.advances.20230404.13
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