A Comparative Study on Implementation of Aesthetics Education in Selected Government and Private School in Debremarkos Town
Education Journal
Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages: 15-23
Received: Nov. 25, 2013; Published: Dec. 20, 2013
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Atalay Mesfin Anteneh, Debremarkos College of teachers’ education, Aesthetics and physical education Department, Pobox-428 Debremarkos, Ethiopia
Bekele Wubshete, Debremarkos college of teacher education,Debremarkos, Ethiopia
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the possible factors affecting implementation of aesthetics education in government and private school in Debremarkos town. Facility conditions and school outcomes such as student academic achievement, attendance, interest, completion of given period and teacher information about aesthetics. School facility condition for the implementation of aesthetics in the schools was determined by the interest of students, lack of materials and information gap.Through the use of four different research instruments, the ultimate goal of this study was to ensure the factors affecting implementation of aesthetics education in selected school. Through the use of students’ questionnaire, are provided some insights into the teachers’ real practices and their preferences of teaching aesthetics education in the school. It is also clear that most of problem is shared in teachers, students and administrative bodies. Regarding when should teachers teach aesthetics education they want to let students to play in the field? The marking strategy teachers’ use was also in problem of recording in their school because of sometimes they divided aesthetics marks for other subjects. Aesthetics education is no doubt a vital component in teaching any subjects easily and developing adequate children education proficiency. However, in different schools aesthetics education is not given depending on the curriculum designed by ministry of education. Depending on the data gathered from students and teachers using questionnaire interview and document analysis we concluded that schools haven’t enough aesthetics education teachers, aesthetics teachers have information gap, teachers were not teaching depending on the curriculum, there are lack of Music and Art material in the school, the school director don’t follow up ,teachers don’t take attendance in the period of aesthetics and the let students to play in the field. The researchers recommendations based upon this study include the following: The school, Debremarkos in the school, Amahara regional education office and ten concerned college should increase the enrolments of aesthetics teachers, College teachers should increase their relation with them to solve the problem, School director and other concerned body should follow up the implementation depending on the education office and Amahara regional education office should better to full fill the instruments designed curriculum and the criteria that the college uses to select students should be depending on practical aspects.
Keywords
Music Education, Aesthetics, Art Education
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Atalay Mesfin Anteneh, Bekele Wubshete, A Comparative Study on Implementation of Aesthetics Education in Selected Government and Private School in Debremarkos Town, Education Journal. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, pp. 15-23. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20140301.13
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