Views of lecturers on effective teaching in agriculture departments

Allahkaram A. H., Özcan Kara D.

JOURNAL FOR EDUCATORS TEACHERS AND TRAINERS, vol.9, no.2, pp.164-178, 2018 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-178
  • Keywords: Teaching, Teaching methods, Agricultural education, Sulaimani University
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study is to determine the lecturers' views about effective teaching and teaching methods used in agricultural faculty of Sulaimani University in Iraq through the lecturers' views. The quantitative research method was used in the research. The quantitative data was collected throughout the applied questionnaire that consists of 42 items in the faculty of agricultural science of Sulaimani University which has seven departments and more than 400 lecturers with different titles. The sample of the study consists of 121 lecturers. The data have been collected and categorized into two variables (gender and working experience). Moreover, to conduct statistics techniques, Microsoft Excel and SPSS software has been used. Concerning the view of teaching, finding suggest different views in many items between male and female lecturers however less experienced lecturer candidates view is varying only in terms of communications between lecturer and students and promoting conceptual changing in students from more experienced ones.