Chapter 7

Instructional Strategies

1. INTRODUCTION

Instructional strategies are the techniques of teaching used by a teacher either in isolation or in combination to facilitate learning by the students. Each teaching strategy is suitable for a particular lesson or segment of the lesson. During the planning phase of teaching (lesson planning), the teacher should decide about the strategy that will be most suitable for the particular lesson to be taught. The teacher needs to employ mix-mode strategies as per the requirement of the lesson, size of the group and the availability of resources. For example, a teacher is assigned to teach “Methods of oxygen administration” to B. Sc Nursing III year students. Is discussion the appropriate method for ...

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