Test Answers and Summary Sheet

  1. Oral questions are an aid to instruction and when used effectively can successfully apply the principles of instruction during presentation of a lesson. For ready reference, a summary of the material covered in this presentation follows:
    1. PURPOSE OF ORAL QUESTIONS
      1. Promote mental activity.
      2. Arouse and maintain student interest.
      3. Guide thought.
      4. Evaluate learning.
    2. QUALITIES OF GOOD ORAL QUESTIONS
      1. Easily understood.
      2. Composed of common words.
      3. Thought provoking.
      4. On major teaching points of lesson.
    3. PROCEDURE FOR ASKING QUESTIONS
      1. Ask the question.
      2. Pause.
      3. Name the student to answer.
      4. Listen for the answer.
      5. Always confirm correct answer.
    4. TECHNIQUE FOR HANDLING STUDENT ANSWERS
      1. Discourage group answers.
      2. Do not make a habit of repeating answers.
      3. Give credit for good answers.
    5. TECHNIQUE FOR HANDLING STUDENT QUESTIONS
      1. Encourage questions.
      2. Occasionally pass questions to other class members.
      3. Reject questions not related to lesson.
      4. Don't bluff if you do not know the answer.
      5. Make sure all of the class hears the question.
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